Sansei And Sensibility

What would it look like if the beloved Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice were to enter a new era and somehow become the captain of a football team? This is one of many ideas that became Sansei and Sensibility, a book of stories by Karen Tei Yamashita. This book doesn’t seem like a bookContinue reading “Sansei And Sensibility”

Where the Best Stories Hide

Nicholas can’t help it; class is boring! He decided he would find another way to keep himself occupied. He takes us on a journey Where the Best Stories Hide. Roman Yasiejko gives us a fun, sing-songy cadence with enjoyable rhymes. Ben Whitehouse gives us fun, colorful illustrations that are full of imagination. A stern teacher,Continue reading “Where the Best Stories Hide”

Little Mole Finds Hope

What do you do when you feel like you’re in despair? What do you do when you feel like there’s no hope? Kids and adults alike suffer from these same feelings. It’s a dark place. Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. Little Mole Finds Hope tellsContinue reading “Little Mole Finds Hope”

This Is The Church

What is the church? Where is the church? Who is the church? Sometimes children’s books tackle the big questions in life better than books written for adults. Theologians may try to explain what the church is, but this kids book does it just fine. This Is The Church sums it all up. I loved theContinue reading “This Is The Church”

Broken Roads by Ira Wagler

How comfortable would you be with opening your heart up to strangers about painful events in your life? Ira Wagler grew up in the Amish community, departed it, and tells his story of how he basically started from scratch, and dealt with his family’s reaction, afterward. Disclosure: I received a free copy of this bookContinue reading “Broken Roads by Ira Wagler”

Giving Thanks for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

Are you a perfectionist? Perhaps you aren’t, but maybe you know someone who is. Michelle Howe will admit, she is a perfectionist, and if you are a perfectionist, you too strive for perfection. How can the words “perfectly imperfect” make sense? This is the theme of Howe’s new book, Giving Thanks for a Perfectly ImperfectContinue reading “Giving Thanks for a Perfectly Imperfect Life”

Need Some Help Homeschooling?

Need some help figuring out back-to-school this year? My friends at Medi-Share are always offering advice on Christian living, financial advice, how to be healthy, and more. If you’re like many families across the country, you could use a little help figuring out how to homeschool this year. You can check out my tips forContinue reading “Need Some Help Homeschooling?”

The Money Challenge for Teens

Are you comfortable talking with your teen about personal finance? If you’re looking for a starting point for how to teach your teen about money, or if your teen is already curious about how to manage their money, The Money Challenge for Teens by Art Rainer could be just what you’re looking for. Art RainerContinue reading “The Money Challenge for Teens”

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