Those 25 Books for Christmas

Did your family participate in the 25 Books for Christmas fun this year? Crystal Bowman posted about it here. I posted about a spin on the same idea for older kids. Now what? Maybe you have lots of new books … Continue reading

Five Reasons to Read during Christmas Week

Just a few days before Christmas many families are putting the finishing touches on decorations, wrapping countless gifts, and preparing for guests. Each of those activities obviously can invite the cultivation of traditions. Everyone enjoys displaying and seeing their favorite … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas Reading for Older Kids

Crystal Bowman posted about lots of Christmas traditions for families. One of those was the highly popular 25 Books for Christmas. Recently I was talking with several moms about their Christmas traditions. One was the mother of preschoolers. The other … Continue reading

Three Ways to Share Books with Grandchildren

As Christmas nears, grandparents look for ways to share books with their grandchildren. Sometimes the children are near and visit often. Other times they are far away and visit at special times during the year – such as holidays. In … Continue reading


Sometimes finding parent-approved, child-desired book for Christian kids can be a challenge. Great book are out there, but it can take a list of strategies to find just the right ones. No one wants to buy a book just to … Continue reading