Pen and Paper Mama Services


Welcome to Pen and Paper Mama Services:


  • Tutoring, Editing, and Writing services
  • Home School Consulting
  • Pamphlet, newsletter and booklet design
  • Easy to Learn educational booklet series
  • No-Fail, Speedy, Everyday Ingredients, Yummy Recipes and Handy Kitchen Reference Guide Cookbook
  • Pamphlet, newsletter and booklet design
  • Penticton Pedestrian and Haida Gwaii: Reflections and Memories from the Misty Isles at the Edge of the World booklets
  • Speaking engagements
  • Blog basics

Check out the details below, and then contact me by email for more information, and to make arrangements to let me provide you with the services you require.

You might also like to read this post: What’s a Pen and Paper Mama?

Tutoring Services:

Pen and Paper Mama Services offers tutoring sessions in Penticton BC, in my home office. I also offer tutoring sessions via Skype. Tutoring is available for all subjects in grades K to 8, and for English, Social Studies and other Humanities courses in grades 9 to 12.  Assistance is also available for reading and writing skills, editing skills, for college students requiring upgrading in English, and for ESL and other literacy development.  I would be happy to refer you to tutors with expertise in other subject areas.

Pen and Paper Mama Tutoring Services also provides tutoring for students having various types of special needs, and will work closely with school and other support team members.

And Pen and Paper Mama Tutoring Services assists Homeschool families to determine their needs, and helps parents as they take on home teaching responsibilities.  See more information below under “Home School consulting.”

Writing and Editing Services:

Pen and Paper Mama Services provides editing and proofreading for fiction and non-fiction manuscripts of all lengths, for reports, and for all manner of written materials. I assist individuals, companies, and organizations.  I also provide other writing services such as letter (personal or business) writing, filling out applications, resume assistance, and other similar office services. Find out more about mr writing, editing, and publishing services at my new author site,

Pen and Paper Mama writing and editing services also provides assistance in creating autobiographies and memoirs, ghost-writing, assistance in helping you determine your publishing path (traditional publishing, self-publishing, or hybrid) and design and writing basics for blogs and websites.  I can also help you design your own newsletters, brochures, booklets, and other written materials.

If you have editing needs outside my areas of expertise, I would be happy to refer you to  other editors who can meet your needs.

Note: For more details on Pen and Paper Mama’s tutoring services, and writing and editing services, check out the Need Help? page.

Home School consulting:

Are you a homeschool family, and feeling a bit overwhelmed?  Contact Pen and Paper Mama for advice and assistance.  Even if you don’t  live in the Penticton area, you can get some useful advice and insights by checking out the tutoring posts on this site, or by checking out the homeschool information at Pen and Paper Mama’s site, Conversations, Reflections, and Meditations.  Pen and Paper Mama is a member of the BC Home Learners Association (BCHLA), which provides a great deal of useful help and information, and great networking with other homeschool families in British Columbia.

Pamphlet, Newsletter and Booklet Design:

Let Pen and Paper Mama help you design pamphlets and booklets for your organization, business, or personal use.  Contact me to arrange a meeting to view examples of some of my work. or to receive PDF samples via email.

Easy to Learn Booklet Series:

Pen and Paper Mama Services produces easy-to-read and easy-to-understand booklets on a variety of educational topics.  These booklets are excellent for homework help, home school guidance, and classroom and office reference guides.  Examples of topics include arithmetic skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division), handwriting, memory and learning strategies, creative approaches to assignments, reading and writing activities, homonyms, spelling guides, and more.  View samples of each booklet, and purchase those you like here.


Now in its 3rd edition, the No-Fail, Speedy, Everyday Ingredients, Yummy Recipes and Handy Kitchen Reference Guide Cookbook continues to draw rave reviews.  Not only is this cookbook a great gift for graduates, brides, college students, bachelors, and young folks moving out on their own, it is useful every day in any kitchen.  Its unique binder format, with every page in an easy-to-wipe plastic cover, means you don’t have to worry about splatters, and you can easily add your own recipes.  The excellent index leads you to recipes via their name, their classification, their main ingredient, and more.  The handy kitchen reference guide provides reference materials you can use all over the home, not just in the kitchen. Truly a one-of-a-kind cookbook and reference guide. View sample pages of the cookbook, and download your e-copy here.

Penticton and Haida Gwaii booklets:

Haida Gwaii: Reflections and Memories from the Misty Isles at the Edge of the World features original photography, poetry, and stories, in booklet form, available from Pen and Paper Mama’s store at  Purchase this lovely souvenir of one of the world’s most beautiful locations, for your own reading pleasure, or as a wonderful gift for others.

Penticton Pedestrian also features original photography, poetry, and stories, in booklet form, available from Pen and Paper Mama’s store at  You’ll also want your own copy of this souvenir of one of the world’s top resort destinations, located in the sunny South Okanagan Valley of British Columbia.  And if you live in Penticton, you’ll definitely want to send copies to your friends!

View sample pages of the Haida Gwaii and Penticton booklets, and download your own e-copy here.

Speaking Engagements:

Pen and Paper Mama, Norma J Hill, is available for speaking engagements and workshops for your school classroom, club or organization, office group, or church group.  Check out my websites and blogs, linked under “Pen and Paper Mama Websites” in the topic bar under the banner at the top of the page, to discover some of the wide variety of topics I would be happy to share with you.

Blog Basics:

Be sure to check out Pen and Paper Mama’s various blogs and websites.  If you would like to start your own blog or website, and need a bit of advice and assistance to get started, why not contact Pen and Paper Mama today?  And be sure to go to the Blog Basics 4 Total Beginners site for easy-to-understand basic information you can use to start your own blog!



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