4 Books that Bring History to Life + bonus selections

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From time to time as a homeschooling mom, I feel the need to mix things up a bit. If all we are doing is reading through textbooks, then the education my kids get here with me is no different than it would be in a traditional school. One of the things my kids and I have done this year is reading …

2 Children’s Bibles our Kids Love

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Teaching faith to our children is a daunting task. My primary role as my children’s mother is to help guide them to a personal relationship with Christ. If I’ve discipled others, but neglected my children, then ultimately I have failed. To that end, I am always looking for resources that engage my children, while helping them find a personal relationship.

Three Children’s Christmas Books I Love

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I know Thanksgiving is coming quickly, but I’m thinking about the Christmas books I want to read to my kids this year. It’s always fun trying to decide which ones we’ll enjoy together as a family. Here are a few of our favorites, and I want to know which ones you love, too. Christmas books…@cara_putman shares 3 of her favorites. …

Creating Kids who are Readers

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But as I unpack yet another box of books, give away a second, and see the four large boxes of children’s books that desperately need a bookshelf home, I know and am so grateful that each of my kids delights in reading the written word. That is a gift no one can ever take away from them.