Author Archives: Uncle Ed

About Uncle Ed

Edward F. Sylvia attended the School of Visual Arts in New York and worked for some of the world’s largest advertising agencies in New York, Chicago and St. Louis. Later, he earned his Master of Theological Studies at Pacific School of Religion / Swedenborgian House of Studies and now directs his creative talents toward advertising God. He is the award-winning author of three previous books. His fourth book, "Cupid and the King of Muck," is the first in a series of a new kind of storytelling—Tales for Children and the Wise. His hope is that this journey into metaphor will bring enjoyment to everyone’s heart as well as stretch the imagination and create a future generation of loving citizens.

Signing books for my “Goodreads Giveaway” winners!

I recently gave away 20 free copies of my new book Cupid and the King of Muck on I’m grateful for the support we received from the nearly 800 interested readers who entered to win a copy. So I … Continue reading

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Protecting your child’s innocence

Everyone wants their children to have the best education to ensure their appropriating rewarding careers. But parents also want their children to grow up to become loving, caring citizens within society. Everyone who has ever raised children knows that over … Continue reading

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Helping parents raise good children

All parents want the best for their children. This includes giving them the proper love, comfort and education to help them acquire the curiosity and skills they will need when they go out into the world as young adults. However, … Continue reading

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Children are like little sponges

Children are born into this world full of curiosity and with a sincere love of learning. Their young minds are like sponges. Even better, little children have not been constrained by the biases and limitations of their particular culture. They live … Continue reading

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