"Jesus, Mom said it's time I live up to my potential. I don't know what potential means but it must have something to do with school. Can you help me be potential tomorrow? One more thing-now that the teacher knows I have a mother, I guess I'd better remember too, because they'll talk to each other about me. Amen " Witty. Precocious. Funny. Do you remember YOUR kindergarten experience? Do you remember being excited about your first pet? While growing up, did your older brother or sister know just what buttons to push? How did you get through these moments? Chuckle. Giggle. Snicker. It's okay to laugh at those exciting times-those "coming of age" moments. Let Stedmon Makes Me Laugh, and I Make Him Pray remind you how funny childhood can be and how an equally witty mother can use her own wisdom and prayer to remind us all about what is important in life. Love. Laughter. Family. After spending so much time reading books to her sons, Barbara Bryant decided to try her hand at writing a youth book. "It's been a blast," she says. Barbara is a Christian author, speaker and youth mentor. Her ministry is based in Southern California, where she ministers to people from all walks of life. Learn more about Barbara at www. barbarabryant.com.