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Book Review: "God I feel Scared"

Kids have big feelings, but none of their feelings are too big for God. In this picture book from licensed counselor Michelle Nietert and Tama Fortner, young readers will explore what it means to feel scared and discover how to manage their emotions in a healthy way. Scared is a feeling that can be hard to face, but if we listen to it, we can learn things about ourselves. In  God, I Feel Scared , children will discover that it’s okay to be scared and that God is with us in all things, including fear. With simple, accessible text, scared becomes an emotion that kids don’t need to avoid and instead something they can use to better understand themselves and grow closer to God. The bright, emotive art by Nomar Perez will draw kids in, and a note in the back provides tips and techniques parents and caregivers can use to help young children process their feelings in a beneficial way. God, I Feel Scared  teaches kids ages 4 to 8 how to: Identify the feeling of fear and recognize things that c

Book Review: Little Lights Devotional

  Product Description:   * Start---or finish---your day surrounded by sweet snuggles and engaging reflections on loving God and your neighbor, forgiveness, right and wrong, finding joy in sadness, how to be grateful, and more. Deepen your child's faith with fun-to-read devotions that remind them of all the big and small ways to let their lights shine! Ages 4 to 8. 160 pages, hardcover from Zonderkidz. My Review:  I love teaching my kids they they are light in this world.  After having kids my husband and I often times prayed for this truth to be on their hearts, to know they are HIS light.   We often prayed for them to be mighty in their schools so Jesus would get glory!    This devotional is a perfect one for families at bedtime routines.  The daily stories will only take roughly 3 minutes.  There is scripture you can focus on and their are truths leading to the scripture truth so it really gets firm in hearts and minds.   I enjoy the pictures on each page.   They are fun and brig

Faith Book Review: "Faithful Friends" By Marcy & Michael Kelleher

Description of Book: Charming and whimsical handmade doll photographs illustrate the stories of over 40 men and women of the Bible in this one-of-a kind Bible storybook. Bring some cozy charm to your child’s room and a touch of whimsy to story time, with this beautiful keepsake book of characters from the Bible. This accessible collection includes both familiar and lesser-known figures like Noah, Joseph, Esther, John the Baptist, Miriam, and many more. Each story is told in a short, easy-to-understand passage and accompanied by a photograph of a handcrafted doll, specially made to capture both the character and themes of the story. Faithful Friends is:Full of biographies of both men and women from the Old and New Testaments Great for independent readers or as a read-aloud for families Beautifully packaged with a classic cloth spine and matte finish for a timeless look The perfect gift for baptism, birthdays, First Communion, Easter, or Christmas Designed for children ages 4–10, but won