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Book Review: Brick Builders Illustrated Bible

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About the Book:
The Brick Builder’s Illustrated Bible uses the popularity of brick-building pieces to engage children with the Word of God. With bold, colorful illustrations by Antony Evans and child-friendly text, over 35 beloved stories from the Old and New Testaments come to life. Readers will travel from Genesis to Revelation as they read stories like Creation, Noah’s Ark, David and Goliath, the Birth of Jesus, and Jesus Walks on Water. And each story contains a “Building Block” takeaway for kids to help them apply the biblical principal to their own lives. What better way to bring the family together than with the Brick Builder’s Illustrated Bible, perfect for readers of all ages.

My Review:
If you have a Lego fan that this might be a great addition to those fans.  This Illustrated Bible has 35 stories, 15 from the old testament and 20 from the new testament.  I know it is hard to get everyone's favorite Bible Stories in a kids Bible but I think they did cover the important basi…

Book Review- "The Wonder that is You"

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About the book:Every parent dreams of embracing their new child, and when that dream comes true, it's as if all of creation rejoices with them. In the tradition of Nancy Tillman's On The Night You Were Born and Emily Winfield Martin's The Wonderful Things You Will Be comes The Wonder That Is You by critically-acclaimed author Glenys Nellist. This heartwarming picture book beautifully captures the universal love and joy parents feel as they celebrate the arrival of a new child. A perfect gift for baby showers, baptisms, adoptions, birthdays, or any time you want to tell your little one how much they are loved.
My Review: As a parent I really enjoyed this book.   My kids didn't enjoy it as much as me... maybe because I'm there mom and was being a little bit more dramatic.  First off, I love that a mom wrote this reflecting how she felt  when her baby was born.   The words are very poetic and the illustrations leave you feeling warm and fuzzy!   I love my kids and maybe…

Book Review- The Beginners Bible First 100 Bible Words

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The Beginner’s Bible First 100 Bible Words is the perfect way to introduce little ones to their first words from the Bible. This board book features vibrant 3-D illustrations to look at and talk about.



My Review This board book is a fun one to grab for any expecting mom!   Make this one of the first Bibles that your little one will enjoy!   Each page still introduces a Biblical story with great pictures that go along with the story.  There are 11 different stories in this board book.   Some from old and new testament.  



   Everyone will enjoy talking through each Bible story with these pictures!   I know my kids are way past the board books but I have some kids in the church nursery that will love this book.  I hope they create more board books like this with more Biblical Stories!   Go get yours today!  

Thanks Zondervan for sending me this book for free in exchange for an honest review.  I was not paid for this review and all opinions expressed are 10…

How to Take Quality Time Off

With the many commitments, necessities and obligations of daily life, it seems as though we’ve completely disconnected from the idea of downtime. Ask yourself, when did you last go somewhere or do something without bringing along your phone to answer calls, or your laptop to check in on emails?

This mindset has made it difficult for us to truly separate work from personal time. Yet, taking regular breaks to relax and recharge is extremely important for mental health. It replenishes your energy, refreshes your perspective and unleashes your potential to be the best version of yourself. So, here’s how you can take some much-needed quality time off.
Have an Intention

If you have a clear idea of what you want to get out of your downtime, it’ll be more likely that you’ll reach your goals and expectations of how that time is spent. There’s little benefit in doing this on autopilot as you won’t really meet your needs. Knowing what lies ahead also makes the days before your time off that bit mo…

Bible Review: NIV Ultimate Bible for Girls

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NIV Ultimate Bible for Girls 9780310765257; Hardcover Bible Packed with exciting features that help tween girls better understand themselves and Scripture, the NIV Ultimate Bible for Girls teaches girls that the Bible is real, relevant, and, best of all, that the story of God and his people is also their story.
My Reivew: Even the cover of this Bible is pretty and flowery!  I love it!  The extra's in this NIV Bible are perfect for young girls.   My daughter and I love the "Oh, I get it!" sections that pop up all over and give a little extra information to help connect any dots that might have been a little fuzzy.  We also like that this Bible will introduce each chapter with who wrote it, when it was written, where it takes place, people who will be in the chapter, the point of it, how it connects to big picture.  This is a great one to pick up for your tween!   


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Stop-and-Go Devotional

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Book Description Help your young children learn to live for God! Stop-and-Go Devotional provides short, active devotions based on Bible stories, designed for busy families with preschoolers and primary-grade children. Written by bestselling author Diane Stortz, this to-the-point, interactive devotional gives bite-size teachings on how to follow God. Each short devotion consists of an action-filled Bible story (Stop and Read), an age-appropriate devotional thought with questions and a brief prayer (Think and Talk), and an easy and fun follow-up activity, a thought to remember, and a supporting Bible verse (Green Means Go!). This book provides a way to have intentional quality time with your kids; it's fun, educational, and meaningful for your family's faith journey together. My Review The layout of this devotional is fun and interactive.  Here are the elements: 1. Stop and Read: a short story.  2. Think and Talk: questions and talking points as well as prayer. 3. Green Means Go…