Melk the Christmas Monkey

* Disclosure: I received a complimentary item to facilitate this review. This did not sway my opinion and I have given a 100% honest review. Did you know that there are two months until Christmas? Yes, that’s right- two months. Though I’ve been talking about Christmas for a month now on my blog and finally released my first ever Holiday Gift Guide.. I wanted to talk about something that we’ve been doing behind the scenes at home. I’m talking about Melk the Christmas Monkey, a very special Christmas friend who’s made residence with us earlier this month. Melk’s purpose is to help teach God’s character through Bible lessons and activities that the entire family can enjoy. And he’s done that and more in our home….

A Faith Filled Halloween- Guest Post

A Faith Filled Halloween- Guest Post

Should Christian’s Celebrate Halloween? Here’s a Faith Filled Approach By Guest Poster- Traci Rhoades from Traces of Faith Let me start by saying I have no haunting tales from my own childhood Halloween experiences. It never spooked me. Seeing the scary costumes didn’t impact me one way or the other. Attending the haunted house set up in the sanctuary of my church might seem a bit strange now, but I thought nothing of it at the time.   So when we had our daughter, my husband and I weighed the pros and cons of Halloween. As parents. Together, we decided we would not celebrate this holiday.   A quick Internet search will enlighten you about the evening’s history. Actually, our research taught us that most…

Adventures in the Bible for Toddlers

I wanted to start early with Squeaker when it came to teaching her about God and God’s word. I read Bible verses to her while I was still pregnant and she enjoys hearing Jesus Loves Me as one of her nighttime songs. I also knew that it would eventually come time to start getting a Bible that was appropriate for her. And though I do have a book of Bible stories, I was lacking any sort of Bible that was more kid-friendly (something that I hope to remedy soon). So, I thought why not start adventures in the Bible? I felt that was something that we could grow with and I also feel that reading is an every day adventure within itself. The Adventure Bible…