It’s Top Ten Tuesday again! This week it’s the back-to-school edition. Do you have children going back to school? My daughter is four and my son is two, but I plan to homeschool so we’re using ABC Jesus Loves Me.  Today I’m sharing my top ten favorite books for preschoolers. There are so many amazing books out there for young children. Reading to them is so important. I strive to read to them twenty minutes a day. It doesn’t have to be all at the same time, but it develops literacy, comprehension, and interest. Most of these books are well-known, but definitely fit my list for theRead More →

I love having a preschooler. Preschoolers have such curious minds. They’ve learned how to communicate and they’re learning about our world through play. The sound of a plane in the sky sparks their interest. They spot a bug crawling on the grass, and they ask more questions. As their imagination grows, they share made-up stories about unicorns and princesses and superheroes. It’s such a fun age. As a mom, I’m always on the lookout for fun, educational toys that help them build their imagination. Toys get a bad rap sometimes. When you walk down the toy aisle, there’s so many options. I’ll be honest. IRead More →

I tiptoed to the bedroom door–my escape to a few rare moments of solitude. I prayed, hoping Little Man would miraculously sleep on his own for just a few peaceful minutes. I stepped into the hall and watched his little body stir in response as I slowly pulled the door shut, cringing as the hinges squeaked. But, thankfully he remained asleep and I nearly danced with excitement. Silently, of course.Read More →