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Dinner and a Movie: A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time Dinner and a Movie includes recipes for Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili and Apple Muffins to enjoy with the family film

“Do you realize how many events and choices that had to occur since the birth of the universe leading to the making of you just exactly the way you are?”

What a brilliant message for kids. Heck, when Oprah pronounced those words to Meg, it made me shiver and be proud to be me.

A Wrinkle in Time is a gorgeous, magical movie that reminds us of the power of love and the strength of being a sibling.

So you want to watch it with your kids.

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Book Review: Passing Lincoln

Passing Lincoln is an incredibly unique new piece of Christian fiction that you won't be able to put down.

This book, y’all. If you’re looking for something to uplift you, give you some insight into human nature, and maybe even help you understand God a little better, this is the one.

And it’s such an easy read, your kids will love it, too. In fact, it would make a fantastic read-aloud for the upcoming season.

I’m not a big reader of Christian fiction . In fact, this may well be the only Christian fiction I’ve ever read on purpose. But Passing Lincoln was hands-down my favorite book of the year.

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Using Picture Books for a Spring Animal Study

Using picture books is a great way to start an animal study with your kids for spring. Find out how and get lots of free printables to supplement your lessons.

Spring is the perfect time to do an animal study with your kids.   The increase in activity after the winter months provides opportunities to see more animals in nature than at any other time of year.

What better way to begin an animal study than picture books?  Sure, picture books tend to personify animals, but good ones also provide insight into where animals live, what they like, and what behaviors we can expect from them.

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Using Dystopian Lit to Teach American Government

You can use good Dystopian lit to teach U.S. government to your kids in a way that will keep them interested and help them remember what they've learned

Government can be tricky to teach.  It fascinates me and my boys, but I’ve known plenty of people of all ages who find learning about how it works to be boring.

It’s not boring.  It’s awesome.

I digress.

If you’re looking for  a fun and engaging way to teach government to your littles, look no further than the closest good Dystopian novel.
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