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Last Light

Last Light

On 9/30 Heidi wrote: Pin ItLife is good.  Okay marriage.  Three happy kids.  Good jobs.  Financial stability.  Lovely home.  What more could a family ask for?But what happens when you strip it all away?  What happens when life is no longer easy and peaceful?  No longer is electricity, ... The Best Fiction Series I Have Read

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5 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 4/11 Heidi wrote: Pin ItThis is going to be an unusual review because I am going to tell you to right now to click on the below link and put this book in your cart.  You will thank me!Unglued Devotional: 60 Days of Imperfect Progressby Lisa Terkeurst is an incredible book and you will be blessed and encouraged.And ... Are You Unglued?

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5 Stars

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Here's Lily

Here's Lily

On 5/15 Heidi wrote: Wasn't it just yesterday that I was reviewing board books for Sweet Pea? Now as 5 1/2, she only reads board books to entertain her toddler-aged brother. With Kindergarten knocking on her door, I know that she is going to be reading chapter books very soon. So, I want to know what series are available ... Here's Lily

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5 Stars

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 9/9 Heidi wrote: As an author, Sheila Walsh wants girls to know that they are God's princesses. Her books are written to assure little girls that they are precious and loved by Him. Gabby, God's Little Angel explains that God watches out for His princesses by putting "His angels in charge" of them (Ps 91:9,11). The ... Review: Gabby, God's Little Angel

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3 Stars

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How to Be God's Little Princess

How to Be God's Little Princess

On 3/22 Heidi wrote: Sweet Pea and I sat down and read the first two chapters together. At only 4 1/2, this book was above her but we enjoyed the girl time and I highlighted certain sections. This is a book that I will put away from four or five years. I know very shortly, we will be reading again. I love how this book ... Wonderful Book for Quality Mother/Daughter Time

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5 Stars

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The Beginning Reader's Bible

The Beginning Reader's Bible

On 1/28 Heidi wrote: We have used The Beginner's Bible for many years with our children. After reading through it multiple times, Daddy was excited to see that I had a new Bible to review. He began immediately using the The Beginning Reader's Bible with our children for Bible devotions. This children's Bible is a sturdy, ... Review: The Beginning Reader's Bible

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5 Stars

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Softly and Tenderly

Softly and Tenderly

On 1/1 Heidi wrote: Just a year ago, I started a new book The Sweet By and By by recording artist Sara Evans with Rachel Hauck.  In my review I stated, "I was sorry that I started the book over the Christmas season because all I wanted to do was read!"  The second book in the Songbird Series - Softly and ... Review: Softly and Tenderly

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4 Stars

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Really Woolly Bible Stories

Really Woolly Bible Stories

On 10/14 Heidi wrote: Really Woolly Bible Storiesis a new board-book Bible for young children. Published by Tommy Nelson, it follows the "Really Woolly" theme by DaySpring. Seventeen Bible stories are summarized using rhyming text. The Bible reference is given on each story to further the story of the characters. Momma C's ... Review: Really Woolly Bible Stories

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4 Stars

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

On 10/1 Heidi wrote: We watch very little TV in our home.  When the kids do watch something, it is typically a DVD such as Veggie Tales, Boz the Bear, or What's in the Bible? or educational programs on TV.  I am always looking to expand our library with quality videos that echo the morals and values that we ... Review: Adventures in Booga Booga Land

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2 Stars

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Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids

Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids

On 9/24 Heidi wrote: I am always interested in devotionals for children.  As I stated earlier, Bubs is ready to move on after reading through the The Beginner's Bible: Timeless Children's Stories several times with his Daddy.  Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids by Sarah Young is my latest ... Review: Jesus Calling

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3 Stars

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The King's Christmas List

The King's Christmas List

On 9/19 Heidi wrote: The King's Christmas List is a new book written by Eldon Johnson to help a child understand the true meaning of Christmas.  Written for children ages 4-8, the story explains that by "giving to others we are actually giving You [Jesus] present."  Emma and her dog Shu-Shu ... Review: The King's Christmas List

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3 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Heidi wrote: I just finished reading The Boy Who Changed the World with Bubs.  Boy, did it spark some conversation!First of all, an overview:The book contains four stories that are tightly linked together.  It is through the stories that a child can see the influence they can have on the world.  ... Review: The Boy Who Changed the World

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4 Stars

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One Hand, Two Hands

One Hand, Two Hands

On 8/30 Heidi wrote: Max Lucado is one talented guy.  He can make an adult reread sentences about God's love because of their depth yet he can bring God's love down to the simplest terms for a child.  One Hand, Two Hands is the third children's book by Max Lucado that I have read.  Once again I was impressed. ... Review: One Hand, Two Hands

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5 Stars

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A Time to Embrace

A Time to Embrace

On 6/25 Heidi wrote: Karen Kingsbury has an amazing way of putting life's Interrupted Expectations into focus. In her re-released book, A Time to Embrace (Timeless Love Series) I found myself healing from grief just a little more. Even though it has been 10 years, I still struggle with the what-ifs, why, and pain that ... Review: A Time to Embrace

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5 Stars

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Hermie: Who Is In Charge Anyway?

Hermie: Who Is In Charge Anyway?

On 6/11 Heidi wrote: Hermie: A Common Caterpillar is one of my absolute favorite books to read to my kids. The entire point of the book is God saying, "I am not finished with you yet." What better lesson to teach your kids? God has big plans for each and every one of us. So when a Hermie review came up, I immediately ... Review: Hermie Who is in Charge Anyway

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3 Stars

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Captivating (Revised and Expanded)

Captivating (Revised and Expanded)

On 5/4 Heidi wrote: If I had to sum up the entire book in one sentence it would be this: As a child of God, I am captivating. Sounds pretty simple but it will seriously knock your socks off when you dive deep into the words and realize it as truth. God finds us as women beautiful. Even as I write this, the enemy put words ... Review: Captivating

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5 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 3/13 Heidi wrote: We don't do superheros (mostly because of Bubs' night terrors) but I love the idea of Bible Heros. I had seen Bibleman DVD's and action figures in our local Christian Bookstore. But, I knew nothing about the characters or the plot. I was curious because we have two boys. When Thomas Nelson offered ... Review: Bibleman Combating the Commandment of Confusion

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3 Stars

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God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

On 1/19 Heidi wrote: I had the privilege of reviewing God's Little Princess Devotional Bible: Bible Storybook by Sheila Walsh. From the moment that I requested this book, I excitedly watched the mail for it to arrive. The book has a beautiful "princess" cover with crown and jewels. Our daughter fell in love immediately ... Review: God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

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4 Stars

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The Sweet By and By

The Sweet By and By

On 12/29 Heidi wrote: Combine an upcoming wedding, a hippie mom, and a haunting past. A beautiful story of forgiveness is created. I was sorry that I started the book The Sweet By and Byover the Christmas season because all I wanted to do was read! Authors Sara Evans and Rachel Hauk drew you into the book with luring descriptions ... Review: The Sweet By and By

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5 Stars

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The Tallest of Smalls

The Tallest of Smalls

On 10/20 Heidi wrote: Filled with engaging pictures and rhymes, you are drawn into Ollie's life as a boy who just wants to matter. Along with Ollie, you learn that you are special. A simple story with a not so simple message. Because there is so much to this story and the captivating artwork, the learning does not end ... A Simple Story with a Not so Simple Message

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4 Stars

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The Well-Behaved Child

The Well-Behaved Child

On 9/28 Heidi wrote: Typically when I read a review of a child discipline book, I either agree strongly or totally disagree with the methods suggested. For the first time, I am riding the fence. The Well-Behaved Child: Discipline that Really Works! is a book that introduced me to some ideas that I will using but several ... Good Book but Glean Wisely

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3 Stars

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The Jesus Book

The Jesus Book

On 8/9 Heidi wrote: I received this book in the mail and had to fight off my children to look at it first. They were drawn to the pictures and immediately wanted me to read it to them. Thumbing through the book, I also found the pictures very inviting. The book is organized in a wonderful why to help a child get to know ... Book Review: The Jesus Book

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5 Stars

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