3 Awesome Faith Filled Adventures for Preschoolers

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Faith Filled Preschool Shows

Have you been looking for clean, faith filled adventures for your little ones? Something they can watch, and learn from, both basic letters/numbers kind of things, and healthy interaction with family and friends and neighbors? I want to show you 3 of my favorites, that I actually enjoy watching with my little guy. They are full of fun, imagination, moral lessons, and faith building activity. And the occasional jokes that go over the kids heads, are still clean and kind, which I Love! (It drives me BONKERS when that’s not the case) *Note that this post contains affiliate links. You … Read More

3 Powerful Tools for Complete Life Change

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Resources for Life Change for Christian Women

Are you feeling Stuck? Lost? Ready for a complete Life Change, but not sure how to make it happen? The last couple of years, I struggled with feeling very stuck, not sure how to change, or what to change, or anything, but desiring to move forward to something more. Ready to change my life for the better. I found these three truly life-changing resources and had to share them with you. They’ve made a considerable impact on me, and I hope you’ll give them a chance for your own complete life change too. First, the 4 Lies that Keep us … Read More

Top 5 Amazing Christian Time Travel Books & Series

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Challenge your Faith with Christian Time Travel

Today’s topic, Christian Time Travel Books for youth (and the young at heart). Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find yourself in another time entirely? This has always fascinated me. (And NOT just because Captain Kirk and Spock made a habit of it…? ) Would you be able to maintain your faith? Would you be able to embrace the challenge of living in another time, and share Jesus Christ with those around you? Or maybe even meet Him yourself, in a grand new way? Amazing Christian Time Travel Books and Series With these Christian Time Travel … Read More

Could There Be Good Dragons in the Bible?

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Dragons can teach us Faith

Do you like Dragons? I do. The good ones, anyway. If you give them half a chance, they can show you some of the best characteristics, the ones that inspire you to live as Jesus wants you to. And the bad dragons, well, they show you what the consequences are for bad choices, and what you REALLY don’t want to look like. But, are there any Good dragons in the Bible? I know the dragons in the Bible, in Revelation at least, are NOT good. So Let’s take a quick look through a few ‘dragons in the Bible’ verses and see what … Read More

12 Best Books About Libraries that Make Reading Fun

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Amazing "Library" Books

Hello, and welcome to my library! I love books, and Books about Libraries make me feel right at home! As an avid reader, my personal library is more than 2,000-3,000 strong, and I’m always adding to it. Growing up, I called the Dial-A-Story program at my local library at least two or three times a week, even though they only changed the story once a week. And YES, I Missed Bedtime, because I was camped out in a good book (Still Do!) So, while I’m not exactly a Librarian, I probably qualify as a Libraryan What better place to start … Read More

8 Biblical Fiction Authors You Really Don’t Want to Miss

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Step Inside some Biblical Fiction Today

In this post: 8 Biblical Fiction Authors, and Why I Read Them! Some Friends and I were out for a Girls I mean Mom’s afternoon recently when the topic of Biblical Fiction came up. Now if you know me at all, you know I read a lot. My favorite categories are historical and Biblical fiction. I was surprised by how many of my friends were afraid, or at least nervous, about reading Biblical Fiction. I certainly understood their reasons. Primarily it was not wanting to get the Truth and a fictional account confused and mixed up in their minds. Combine … Read More

Lessons for Moms (and Dads) from Storytime

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Reading to the Kids, Learn Grown up Lessons

(Affiliate links may be used in this post. please see the full disclosure policy here) It is always amazing to me, how God works to multiply His message. Isaiah 55:11 says: “so My word that comes from My mouth will not return to Me empty, but it will accomplish what I please and will prosper in what I send it to do.” I always get excited when I see or experience that playing out. He can have someone write books for kids, that moms will read, and have both the mom and her little ones get the lesson in a slightly different way, from the same 8 page board book, or 20 minute cartoon. Max created this … Read More

Bookmarking Normal-BEFORE the Crisis

ArynHealth and Fitness, Family2 Comments

Normal Numbers

(Affiliate links may be used in this post. please see the full disclosure policy here) Hi guys, I hope you are having a great week! Enjoying normal everyday activities. No mishaps in sight. We never know what exactly is ahead of us, do we? We’re cruising along through the day, then Bam! Your active kid decides to see just how indestructible God really made him. Jumped off of something he shouldn’t have been standing on in the first place, landing on something hard. Or sharp. Or running left, looking right, and-OOPS, that had to hurt! Or “mommy, my head (stomach…) … Read More

3 Steps to Simplify Adopting a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

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Gluten Free and Beyond

Welcome to the Prep-session for my little guy’s birthday party! What to make for dinner was pretty straightforward. Baked chicken and veggies. Dessert, with our health issues, seems much trickier. We’ve had to adopt a gluten-free lifestyle, and it’s been quite an adventure! Removing gluten from our diet isn’t easy, since it’s added to so many foods that you wouldn’t expect. I’ll share my gluten intolerance story here, in hopes that it will help you to be successful in adapting to a gluten-free lifestyle. *Remember, I’m Not a Doctor here! I’m a mom and only sharing my gluten intolerance story … Read More