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Parenting First Aid: Hope for the Discouraged – Marty Machowski

Parenting First Aid is a devotional specifically written for parents.  Each section includes a scripture passage followed by a “Ponder Anew” section which includes discussion about the passage and how it specifically relates to one’s role as a parent.  The final portion of the devotional is named “Bring It Home” and includes questions that spur reflection as well as encourage application.  This devotional is truly an encouragement for parents.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

Parenting First Aid: Hope for the Discouraged Book Cover Parenting First Aid: Hope for the Discouraged
Marty Machowski
Religion
New Growth Press
September 24, 2018

Child Proof: Parenting By Faith, Not Formula – Julie Lowe

Child Proof is a well-written parenting book.  The first portion of the book concentrates on the fundamentals of faith based parenting.  The remainder of the book discusses navigating challenging parenting situations and does a good job supplying potential action steps.  The author not only works with children professionally, but she also has personal experience as a parent which really shines through in her writing.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

Happy Veteran’s Day

Into the Deep: Diving into a Life of Courageous Faith – Lauren Gaskill

Into the Deep: Diving into a Life of Courageous Faith explores the challenge of developing fearless faith.  Author Lauren Gaskill points to the character of God and the lives of men and women in the Bible in order to guide the reader.  Written in a conversational tone, this book is easy to read, but does contain ideas of great depth.  Scriptural support is provided throughout the text.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Abingdon Press, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

Into the Deep Book Cover Into the Deep
Lauren Gaskill
Religion
November 6, 2018
240

Unshakable Hope Promise Book: Student Edition – Max Lucado

Unshakable Hope Promise Book: Student Edition is an outstanding foundational text that explores 30 different truths about God.  This book is geared to tween and teen readers.  Using scripture as well as real life examples, Max Lucado lays out how God has kept his promises through the lives of Bible characters as well as through our lives today.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Thomas Nelson Publishing, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

Unshakable Hope Promise Book Book Cover Unshakable Hope Promise Book
Max Lucado
Young Adult Nonfiction
August 7, 2018
192

Happy Halloween!

Pumpkin Cat – Ann Turner

Pumpkin Cat is a sweet story that features a ginger cat who finds safety at the library.  Although the library is safe and warm and children come to visit during the day, it still doesn’t feel like home to the ginger cat.  The unexpected arrival of Halloween Cat, a baby kitten left in a basket at the library, gives ginger cat the new role of mother to the kitten and a true sense of being home.

Pumpkin Cat Book Cover Pumpkin Cat
Ann Turner
Juvenile Fiction
Hyperion
July 5, 2004
32

Blogging Holiday

Another day off from school…Another day full of fun with our little lady!  My next new post will be October 24th.

Puff the Magic Dragon – Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton

Peter from Peter, Paul, and Mary has collaborated with Lenny Lipton to create a children’s book version of the beloved song Puff the Magic Dragon, and it is a winner.  The lyrics of the song have been brought to life with amazing full-page illustrations that delight readers of all ages.  This book also includes a four song CD recorded by Peter Yarrow.

Puff, the Magic Dragon Book Cover Puff, the Magic Dragon
Peter Yarrow, Lenny Lipton, Eric Puybaret,
Juvenile Fiction
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
2007
24

God’s Design for Sexuality in a Changing Culture

God’s Design for Sexuality in a Changing Culture is a 15-session DVD curriculum that explores sexuality from a Bible-based outlook.  Each session includes a minister that discusses a specific area of concern.  This collection would be an outstanding resource for church-based small group study.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.