Podcast Transcripts

Episode 59 – August Authors and Building a Legacy

In this episode we discuss some writers whose birthdays are in August. Then we discuss building a legacy for our children. Please Note: We had some pretty terrible sound issues on this episode. I almost didn’t post it because of that, but I want you to have the links and resources shared in the episode. …

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Episode 58 – Interview with Danielle Hitchen, Author of Baby Believer Series

In this episode I talk with Danielle Hitchen, author of the Baby Believer series of board books and founder of Catechesis Books. We discuss starting discipling our children from the time they are babies.  Our Guest: Danielle Hitchen Danielle Hitchen founded Catechesis Books in 2016 in order to build out a collection of biblical and …

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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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