Book Fun, Lesson, Scripture

Five Minute Friday – Bible Understanding!

admin / October 5, 2018

What’s Five Minute Friday about? **Do you ever find yourself wishing you could add scripture to your day? What about your child’s day? And if your anything like me, your days are already totally maxed out on time. Then you’ve come to the right place. This blog is for that uber-busy parent who could truly benefit from a five minute…

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Interview with Jason Joyner, the Author of Launch

Hello, readers! Today, we get to speak with Jason Joyner. He is the author of the new and already quite successful YA book Launch. Let’s dive in!   Were you drawn to superheroes as a child? I’ve *always* loved superheroes. I remember having it worked out on Saturday morning what channels had the different superhero shows to keep watching all…

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Review of Wallace and Grace Take the Case

  In Wallace and Grace Take the Case, owl detectives and friends, Wallace and Grace, help their rabbit friend find out if there really is a ghost in the garden. This early reader is for children who are wanting to read books with chapters but may not be ready for the complexity of longer chapter books or middle grade fiction.…

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Great Homeschool Convention Top Five

Just a few weeks ago, I attended the Great Homeschool Convention in Fort Worth, TX. Yeah, and it rocked! Below you’ll find my Top Five Reasons the #GHC2018 Rocked!   5. Downtown is Fun Isn’t downtown fun? The shops. The city streets. The food. Arlington didn’t disappoint. We took the kids to a park with a ninja-climbing area and also…

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The Best of the Best

admin / February 2, 2018

Have you ever read a book that warmed your heart? Did it inspire a stirring within you? Maybe the pages of this story even caused real change in your life. I have. I first read Mem Fox’s beloved picture book Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge in college. Do you know what was my first reaction to her words? I cried. It…

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The Limelight

admin / January 18, 2018

Today is the perfect day to give a shout-out to the silent stars in my new children’s book Teeny Sweeney and the Mustache Cash. They are sweet, lovely and completely hairy. I’m shining the spotlight on those four-legged best friends: dogs! My family adores our Roxie. She loves to stay close and often snuggles into a blanket near my computer.…

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New Releases in Children’s Books

admin / January 5, 2018

  Hey, you guys! You all know how I love my book lists. Today I’ve created a short list of new releases that I can’t wait to read. They are in no particular order.   The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds This book looks beautiful. I can so relate to discovering the magic in words, and I think kids…

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The Official Cover Reveal for Teeny Sweeney!

admin / December 19, 2017

It’s Cover Reveal Day! This is the front cover of Teeny Sweeney and the Mustache Cash, the first chapter book in my Teeny Sweeney series! It’s brought to life by the amazing illustrator Janet Samuel and designs by TLC Graphics!    I’m also excited to announce that Teeny Sweeney and the Mustache Cash is now available for pre-order!!! It will be…

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Book Fun, Christmas

Children’s Chapter Books for Christmas Break

admin / December 18, 2017

Your kid probably has around two weeks of free time for Christmas break. Do the hot chocolate. Do the Christmas lights. Do the hilarious kid plays. But maybe that little one of yours could also do a book, two, or five, especially if it’s a book about elves, crazy visiting family, or a missing presidential dog. Below is a list…

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How to Find the Chapter Book for You—For Kids

admin / November 9, 2017

Below are a few questions to ask yourself as you’re looking through the shelves of your library or bookstore. They can help you find a chapter book that you’ll really enjoy. What do I think of the title? Is it about something that interests me? Like baseball? Or birthday parties? What do I think of the cover? Do I like…

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