Book Review: Parenting the Wholehearted Child

Every once in a while, a book comes along that totally changes my perspective. Jennie Cunnion’s parenting book, Parenting the Wholehearted Child, has done just that. For a while after Junior was born, in the midst of doctor’s appointments, therapies, surgeries…and homeschooling, homemaking, blogging, cooking, cleaning, and being chauffeur to Stinker’s various sports activities, I […]

Book Review: The Queen’s Handmaid

A few months ago, I reviewed City on Fire, a well-written book by Tracy L. Higley about the ancient volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in Pompeii. I was excited to find out that Ms. Higley was releasing a new book, The Queen’s Handmaid. In this book, we meet young Lydia, an orphaned servant in the […]

Book Review: The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith

As a child, The Berenstain Bears series was certainly among my favorite books. I had (and actually still have) all the original books, and now enjoy sharing them with my own children. Mike Berenstain, son of The Berenstain Bears original authors Stan and Jan, has continued the series that begins down a sunny dirt road […]