Expectant Parents – New Resource from Focus on the Family {And, iPad Mini Giveaway!}

Expectant Parents: Preparing Together for the Journey of Parenthood || (Focus on the Family, October 2014) Expectant Parents is a fabulous book for preparing the Christian couple for bringing home a new member of the family.  The book is upbeat and positive, which is a nice change from several of the books I have recently read that lament the agonies of birth and … [Read more...]

Great Book Giveaway for those who have, will have, had, or have been a teenage girl…..

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Enough: 10 Things We Should Be Telling Teenage Girls by Kate Conner As mother to a daughter I already dread the teenage years.  They're scary.  They come with changing bodies, charged hormones, overwhelming emotions, and lots of change for both mother and daughter.  Of all the times in my life, the teenage years are not ones I would care to repeat; especially junior … [Read more...]

¡SABOR! Learning Spanish Can Be Fun and Easy (Review)

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¡SABOR! En Espanol (Whistlefritz-Inspiring Young Minds)  ¡SABOR! is a fantastically fun CD geared toward introducing youngsters to Spanish.  A welcome reprieve from the monotonous droning that so often results when repetitious recordings are used to introduce new languages, ¡SABOR! surrounds young listeners with joyous dancing music and easy to learn lyrics.  The songs have … [Read more...]

Reasons My Kid is Crying: Hilarious Comfort for Parents With Toddlers

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    All the many many completely logical reasons that children cry.  When Dad, Greg Pembroke decided to stay at home a couple times per week to be with his son, he stumbled upon a gold mind of hilarity.  With a cause and effect motif familiar to every toddler parent, Reasons My Kid is Crying  is loaded with kids breaking down over things  seen by an adult … [Read more...]

let’s sew together – simple projects the whole family can make by Rubyellen Bratcher

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As a mother with two little ones, I completely understand Bratcher's motivation in creating fun crafts and memorable activities to share with her daughters.  Wait till you hear their names - so unique and beautiful!  I have a list of sewing projects I desperately want to complete for and with my littles.  Halloween costumes, flannel story board pieces, and handkerchief dresses … [Read more...]