Tips for Fun Family Devotions

Carol McAdams Moore has written some great devotional books for preteens and talked about the importance of devotions in her May 16 blog. In her January 10 blog of this year, Carol talked about establishing devotional routines with children. I … Continue reading

One Reason Kids Don’t Like Summer

Are the children in your family counting down the days until summer? Most likely they are looking forward to sleeping a little later, spending time with friends, playing on a sports team, going to camp, going on vacation, and seeing … Continue reading

Choosing Books for Children and Tweens

This week, I attended an elementary school book fair. It was a delightful way to observe first-hand what is popular, and what is not, with 5-12 year old readers. The book fair had a nice variety of fiction and nonfiction … Continue reading

Family Fun: Catsup and Book Festivals

“It’s a bird. It’s a plane.” Nope. Actually, it is the world’s largest catsup bottle, and it is very close to my house. I love it. Anyone who visits my home is very likely to take a field trip there. … Continue reading

Reading, Drawing, and Summer Reading Programs

As I write this, I have the windows open in my office. It isn’t summer yet, but summer is surely just around the corner. If you are a parent, a grandparent, or the caregiver of a child, I am sure … Continue reading