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Episode 29: Helping Our Kids Take a Stand

In this episode we discuss Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy. We also look at books that help children learn to stand up for others in helpful and creative ways. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books, that spark imagination, emotion, questions, …

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Episode 28: Using Teachable and Defining Moments with Our Kids

In this episode we look at books that help create conversations leading to defining moments when we can encourage our children to be who God created them to be.  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, …

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Episode 27: Helping our Kids Embrace World Family and Missions

In this episode we look at stories about missionaries and other heroes of faith as we end 2020 with a challenge to pray for our brothers and sisters around the world working to carry the Gospel to those who do not yet know Christ.  Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark” …

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Episode 26: Helping our Kids Walk through Grief

In this episode we look at books to help our children when they are grieving and are dealing with difficult emotions.  Books Discussed in This Episode Links for more help on the subject of grief: Here are some online articles about helping children cope with grief: https://www.lifeway.com/en/articles/children-and-grief Resources: Helping Children Through Grief https://www.parents.com/kids/development/behavioral/helping-kids-cope-grief/ How to …

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Episode 25: Helping Our Kids and Ourselves Find Sleep and Rest

In this episode, we discuss great bedtime stories to help our kids go to sleep, some excellent resources for parents trying to help their kids sleep through the night, and other resources for parents to take time to rest in God’s presence. Books Discussed in This Episode Free Downloads Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” …

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Episode 24: Helping Our Kids Appreciate Other Cultures and TCK’s

In this episode we look at several books about other cultures and books for and about TCK’s (Third Culture Kids).  Books Discussed in This Episode: Free Downloads: 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. …

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Episode 23: Making Meaningful Advent Memories

Keeping Christ at the center of our Christmas celebration can be challenging. Observing Advent can help keep our focus on Christ as well as build memories and family traditions that can make Christmas even more meaningful for our families. Giveaway: Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents …

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Episode 22: Sharing the Legacy of Little House on the Prairie with Our Kids

In this episode we discuss the series of books Little House on the Prairie and several companion products to add to your experience with the series. 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 …

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Episode 20: What’s in a Name?

In this episode we discuss helping children appreciate and enjoy their names, others’ names, and the names of God.  Books Discussed in this Episode: Free Download: 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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