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Episode 13: Phonics, Phonemes, and Friendship

In this episode we take a fun look at ABC books, phonemes, and discuss ministering through language exchange.  We’re also doing a giveaway! Three winners will receive my favorite ABC book! Comment on my blog to be entered to win. Each comment or question posted will give you another entry. Deadline for entries is September …

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Episode 12 – Interview with Jennifer Grant and New Book Launch

In this episode I interview author Jennifer Grant, and we talk about her three children’s books and her five books for adults. We also talk about sparking spiritual curiosity through the books we read with our children.  NOTE: Update on launch date. The book A Little Blue Bottle launches next week on September 23rd. Sorry …

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Episode 11: Grandparents–Leaving a Legacy and Discipling the Next Generation

In this episode we look at books for Grandparents and picture books and board books about Grandparents. This Sunday is Grandparents Day, so we’re celebrating! Books Recommended in This Episode Additional Links Christian Grandparenting Network Christian Grandparenting Network Facebook Page Transcript: Welcome to books that spark a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books, that …

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Episode 9: Finding the Best Bible for Your Kids

In this episode we explore different Bible translations and which ones are best for children at different ages. Books Discussed in this Episode Our favorite Bible for children over all is the ERV (Easy-to-Read Version) of the Bible. Second choice for children is NLT (New Living Translation) and, third is ICB (International Children’s Version).  Transcript …

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Bonus: Episode 10 – Exploring Study Bibles for Your Older Children

In this BONUS episode we explore some of the many different study Bibles available. We include eBibles, apps, and online Bible resources as well. Pastor Dave Brown joins again today for this discussion. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Terrie: Welcome to Books to Spark, a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books that spark …

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Episode 8 – Choosing a Bible Storybook

In this episode my husband Pastor Dave Brown and I discuss choosing Bible Story Books.  Books Recommended in This Episode Transcript Terrie: 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’d like to introduce you to …

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Episode 7 – Learning to Laugh and Play through Books

In this episode we look at fun and humorous books that will have your family laughing and making memories together. Books Recommended in this Episode Transcript: Welcome to Books that Spark, a podcast for parents and caregivers where we review books that spark imagination, emotion, questions, and conversations leading to teachable moments with our kids. …

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Interview with Deb Gruelle, Part 2

In this episode we have the second part of my interview with best-selling author Deb Gruelle. We celebrate her book launch of Sleepy Time Colors, her second children’s book, a companion to her best-selling book Ten Little Night Stars. We discuss the benefits of reading to our children. Check out Deb’s website: https://debgruelle.com/ Giveaway – Ends August 15th Giveaway …

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Interview with Author Deb Gruelle, Part 1

In this Episode In this episode, we get to talk with Deb Gruelle about what sparked the ideas for her two board books Ten Little Night Stars and Sleepy Time Colors. Join us as we talk about the importance of a bedtime routine and what it means in a child’s life.  Check out Deb’s website: https://debgruelle.com/ Resources on her …

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Episode #4 – The Importance of Listening, Hearing, and Being Heard

In This Episode: In this episode we look at the importance of helping our kids learn to listen and truly hear what people are saying. We also explore how to help them understand that we hear them and God hears them when they pray.  Books Discussed Transcript: Welcome to Books that Spark, a podcast for …

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