Thanksgiving in the Woods: Book Review and Giveaway

Written for children aged 4-8, Thanksgiving in the Woods is a lovely new title from Sparkhouse Publishing that tells the true story of a unique Thanksgiving celebration. For more than twenty years, one family living in upstate New York has hosted … Continue reading

Playmates, Imaginary Friends, and a Forever Friend in Jesus

How does one hope to fully grasp the vast awesomeness of God? It will take a lifetime, and I am certain we will all still feel overwhelmed when we meet him face to face. What can we do to help our … Continue reading

Three Keys to Effective Discipline

My mother-in-law was a wise woman. Once, when my husband and his older brother were young children, they had a terrible argument. As a means of helping them resolve their differences, my mother-in-law made each of her two boys wash … Continue reading

Why You Might Attend a Story-time, Even If You Have No Children…

When I heard that children’s book author and colleague, Crystal Bowman, would be in town for children’s story-time, I put the date in my calendar. I knew I wouldn’t have any of my grandchildren with me that day, but I wasn’t … Continue reading

Back-to-School Book Swap

It’s back-to-school time! Whether your child is homeschooled or attends a Christian school or public school, the time is near! Let’s face it. . . some kids can’t wait for school to begin, while others want summer to continue forever. … Continue reading