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Episode 57-Celebrating Beatrix Potter and Our Natural World

In this episode we discuss the interesting life of Beatrix Potter and her wonderful children’s books. We also discuss picture books about the earth, conservation, and nature, and a book for Christian parents about environmentalism. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books, that …

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Episode 56 – E. B. White and Lessons on Friendship

In this episode we discuss the great books that E. B. White wrote and the theme of friendship. We also discuss some wonderful picture books about friendship. And we finish with talking about Jesus who calls us His friends.  Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and …

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Episode 55 – Interview with Writer Marci Seither

In this episode I interview author Marci Seither. We discuss parenting and schooling, grandparenting and passing on the legacy of faith, and some great books you’ll want to check out. Our Guest: Marci Seither Marci Seither’s writing career began after her humor article was published in the small-town newspaper. Since then she has authored several …

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Episode 54-Helping Our Children Embrace Discipleship

This episode begins our second year of “Books that Spark.”  In this episode we focus mostly on some wonderful books to help us as parents, grandparents, and caregivers in discipling our children and growing in our own faith.  Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, …

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Episode 53: Cooking and Creating Memories with Our Kids

In this episode we check out some cookbooks and picture books that are about cooking or include recipes. It’s a celebration of STEAM activities, cultures around the world, making memories, and preserving family histories.  Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books that spark …

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Episode 52 – Experiencing Eric Carle Books with Our Kids

In this episode we celebrate the genius of Eric Carle’s books and illustrations. This week would have been his 92nd birthday. He passed away in May, but he has left a legacy of great children’s books for our children to love.  Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for …

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Episode 51-Celebrating Father’s Day as a Family

In this episode we explore fun books about dads and Father’s Day and some great books for Mom and Dad too.  Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books, that spark imagination, emotion, questions, and discussion, leading to teachable moments with our kids. Today, …

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Episode 50 – Enjoying Vacation with Our Kids

In this episode we discuss the joys of vacations and staycations and taking hold of those special teachable moments and defining moments that our times together can create. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books that spark imagination, emotion, questions, and discussion, leading …

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Episode 49-Helping Our Kids Learn to Grow Gardens, Plant Seeds, and Make the World More Beautiful

In this episode we explore some great books about gardens, gardeners, and how to create gardens together with our kids. Books Discussed in this Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books that spark imagination, emotion, questions, and discussion leading to teachable moments with our kids. I’m so …

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Episode 48: Helping Our Children Honor Our Fallen Heroes

In this episode we share some great books for helping our kids honor our fallen soldiers, learn more about America, and prepare for Independence Day. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books, that spark imagination, emotion, questions, and discussion, leading to teachable moments …

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