20 Books to Read Aloud to Your Preschooler
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20 Books to Read Aloud to Your Preschooler

Reading aloud is so critical for preschoolers. As a former elementary teacher with a doctorate in literacy, I know how important this foundation is. You can read more about the why and how, but now I’m sharing 20 of my favorite books to read aloud with preschoolers. I plan to eventually write posts about reading…

The 10 Best Books on Prayer
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The 10 Best Books on Prayer

Prayer is such a critical part of the Christian life that hundreds of books on the subject have been written. I’ve read several of them – and have several others on my ‘to-read’ shelf. From all the books on prayer that I’ve read, heard about, want to read, and have waiting for me on my…

One-a-Day Christmas Books for Kids
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One-a-Day Christmas Books for Kids

Reading Christmas books for kids aloud each day in December is a common tradition for many families. One book each day is standard, but there is no reason to read only one book if your children enjoy read-aloud time. Taking time each day to read Christmas books for the month of December provides families with…

Kisses from Katie: Loving the Least
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Kisses from Katie: Loving the Least

I have always wanted to do something ‘big’ for God. To write something awesome. To teach and disciple women individually and in large and small groups. To change lives. I’ve tried from time to time to follow the nudging of the Spirit, but I honestly don’t know if I’ve accomplished any of those hopes, or…

Book Review: It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way
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Book Review: It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way

Life hasn’t always turned out exactly as I’d hoped. That is especially true in my marriage. You can read some of the details in this post. So, when Lysa TerKeust released her latest book, It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way, last fall I snatched it up. I listened to it on audiobook while commuting…