Heads up that The King of Easter: Jesus Searches for All God’s Children isn’t the Easter story as you’d classically think of it. It’s not a linear story of the week leading up to the crucifixion, or even a Bible story at all. Instead, it’s a look at characters in the New Testament who Jesus found and saved.[Read more…] about Picky Mom Review of The King of Easter: Jesus Searches for All God’s Children
FIVE Tips for Reading Bible Story Books with Multiple Ages (Plus a Lenten Challenge)
This is a very special guest post from a lovely children’s author who I’ve shared A LOT about before. (She has a board book on this list of my favorite Easter picture books about Jesus, and a different board book that I thought was one of the top board books of 2022.) The reason I share so much about her books is because I think they’re so good! I like the TRUTH wrapped up in sweet rhymes for our littlest listeners. Her newest book is no exception. Read on to learn about it, and get some tips for reading Bible story books to families with a wide age range.[Read more…] about FIVE Tips for Reading Bible Story Books with Multiple Ages (Plus a Lenten Challenge)
Theologically Sound Advent Devotionals for FAMILIES
UPDATED WITH NEWLY PUBLISHED ADVENT DEVOTIONALS TO READ IN 2022!! Looking for something to read around the Christmas tree with your family during this Christmas season? These Advent Devotional guides are no-prep, and theologically sound. My favorite way to teach gospel truths is when surrounded by twinkle lights![Read more…] about Theologically Sound Advent Devotionals for FAMILIES
Everyone Belongs, and how to read aloud to everyone
There’s nothing better than seeing your unique child represented in a picture book. Heather Avis is known for including ALL kinds of kids in her books, and I had a chance to ask her a few questions about her most recent title, Everyone Belongs.[Read more…] about Everyone Belongs, and how to read aloud to everyone
Is it ok to read picture books with halos on Jesus?: Tips to spark faith conversations with your little ones
This article was written by Laura Sassi, a wonderful author I’ve featured multiple times. I was so thrilled to read her newest picture book, Happy Birthday Christmas Child. It is a counting Christmas board book and should definitely be in your book basket this holiday season.
Happy Birthday Christmas Child is my first children’s book with halos.
Can you spot them glowing on the cover over the heads of the Christmas family? They shine on each and every spread.[Read more…] about Is it ok to read picture books with halos on Jesus?: Tips to spark faith conversations with your little ones