God Loves Mommy & Me | Story Time Via Skype

I got this book, God Loves Mommy & Me came in the mail today, so I Skype the kids while they were on Spring Break. When we packed everything up and put it all into storage, I had a bunch of books for the kids. Since the kids live in Virginia with their dad, I've been collecting books for them for the last two years. I would read them the books via Skype chats, it's the little things like that - for that brief moment, everything feels normal. So I thought I would try to reach the kids, … [Read more...]

I’m Going To Give You A Bear Hug | Book Review

I'm Going To Give You A Bear Hug! Written by bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney, is a playful and comforting bedtime book that imagines all the wonderful ways a child might give and receive a hug. Whether it’s a big bear, gasp for air, knock over a chair hug or a wet and drippy, slimy, slippy fish hug, children will giggle their way through all the imaginative examples. Cooney’s sweet and simple rhymes encourage playful interaction between parent and child and ultimately help them wind … [Read more...]

5 Self Help Books To Take Back Your Life | #FiveFavoriteFriday

I've been on this whole, "taking my life back" phase for the last 3 years. I've never really been much of a book person, until I realized books can take your mind off of how crazy your life is or you can take a break from it. Here are 5 self help books that can help you take back your life. I just checked out the 3rd book on Amazon, it's more of a journal type book, than an actual reading book. Those are my favorite kind. I reckon I can make a new post about it, when I get done with it. I added … [Read more...]

When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette: Loving People Like God Does

I love when you're able to judge a book by it's cover, when I first picked up When Jesus Was A Green-Eyed Brunette by Max Davis. The Christian life is not a matter of behaving like Christ, but of allowing Christ Himself to live in and through us. I am crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me.— Galatians 2:20 When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette weaves heartwarming and miraculous stories of Jesus showing up in ordinary people, revealing that He … [Read more...]

10 Books to Help Kids Cope with Divorce

I don't know how my kids do it, they handle this a lot better than I did. Well, I'm better than I was when it first happen. Here are 10 books to help kids cope with divorce. Depending on the child's age, divorces is hard on everyone involved, not just the parents, but especially the kids as well. It will make the process easier for them to understand that mommy and daddy will no longer be in the same house. That sometime you will go to daddy's house and sometimes you will go to mommy's … [Read more...]