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Children’s Thanksgiving Books that focus on being Grateful

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It’s right up there with Christmas in my book! There’s just something about gathering together with family and friends and consuming copious amounts of turkey and pie. But in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it can be easy to forget the real reason we are gathering together. To give thanks.

One of my favorite ways to help my kids learn these lessons (without feeling like I’m preaching to them) is to read a good book. Or three. So today, I want to share with you a few Thanksgiving books that help us focus on gratitude and family togetherness (and not so much on the turkey.)

Are you trying to figure out how to explain the election process to your kids? I have found 15 outstanding Election Books to you won’t mind reading to your kiddos!

15 Outstanding Election Books You’ll Actually Want to Read

Are you trying to figure out how to explain the election process to your kids? Election day is coming up in less than a week, and it’s a good time to discuss how elections work with your kiddos. The election process and even the history of voting can be a little bit confusing to the younger readers. I have found 15 outstanding Election Books to you won’t mind reading to your kiddos!

When life is overwhelming and you think you can't do this Momma thing any more, there is hope for the weary mom. Jesus calls us to come unto him for rest.

Come Unto Me: Hope for the Weary Mom

She sat on the edge of the bed, in a room that was piled with dirty laundry and books and toys on the floor, and she wept. She felt so overwhelmed and lonely. She worked everyday, came home, got dinner and put the kids in bed, then dropped into bed exhausted just to wake up to do it all over again. Was this all there was to life?

If you suffer from arachnophobia like I do, you might struggle to find books about spiders that won't scare you! Look no further! Check out this list of spider books for the faint of heart from a self-proclaimed spider hater!

WTRW – Spider Books for the Faint of Heart

If you suffer from arachnophobia like I do, you might struggle to find books about spiders that won’t scare you! Look no further! Check out this list of spider books for the faint of heart from a self-proclaimed spider hater!   Spiders… ugh. I don’t like the creepy, crawly creatures! One time, I almost wrecked my car because of a spider. I was driving down the…

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Sometimes it's easy to open mouth, insert foot and let our words hurt those we love. But Scripture encourages us to speak life into those around us.

Monday Meditations – Speak Life

Sometimes it’s easy to open mouth, insert foot and let our words hurt those we love. But Scripture encourages us to speak life into those around us. Welcome to Monday Meditations. In case you weren’t here last week, this is where I share what God’s teaching me this week about becoming more like Him. I’m a total work in progress, and I would love it…

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Teaching Government to Teens: Resources and Review of Notgrass Exploring Government

Teaching Government to Teens: Resources and Review of Notgrass Exploring Government

In this post I will be reviewing the Notgrass Exploring Government curriculum, and sharing how it has changed my view of American Government and Politics. I’m also linking up some {mostly free} resources for teaching Government and Civics to your teen. Exploring Government Review This year, we are using Notgrass Exploring Government for my 8th grader. We really wanted to study government this year since it is…

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