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The Gift That I Can Give for Little Ones

The Gift That I Can Give for Little Ones

On 11/14 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I was so excited to see this book in board book format. Because I have two babies, this is perfect to read to them. Not only is the story wonderful and tells about discovering God's purpose for your life, but the pictures are so sweet. My little people loved looking at the pictures. I loved all the gifts ... Precious

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5 Stars

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God Always Keeps His Promises

God Always Keeps His Promises

On 10/1 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I absolutely loved this book! I have always loved Max Lucado's writing but this resource for kids is fantastic. It's beautiful and full of Bible stories of how God keeps his promises and his faithfulness. I love how each section closes with extra verses and a simple prayer. This book is not just a must ... Wonderful Book

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5 Stars

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I Am

I Am

On 7/28 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: This book is wonderful! I am always on the look out for resources for my small kids to enjoy about the Lord and this is a wonderful book! It's a board book and the pictures are colorful and interesting. Every page has a name of God like Healer, Provider, Creator, Savior and a verse and some explanation. ... So good!

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5 Stars

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I Can't Believe You Just Said That!

I Can't Believe You Just Said That!

On 5/31 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: As a mom, it's always nice to have tools in your toolbox to help navigate parenting issues. This book deals with any issue you can think of dealing with the mouth. It covers whining, tattling, arguing, yelling, interrupting, and many more. I really enjoyed the biblical wisdom and personal examples Ginger ... Great read

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5 Stars

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The Better Mom

The Better Mom

On 5/17 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: This book isn't light and fluffy. It's a deep dive into the heart of motherhood and when you come up for air, instead of struggling, grasping and desperate, you feel refreshed and encouraged. Ruth does an outstanding job of breaking down our struggles as moms. She tackles time, friendship, failure, worry, ... Right where you need it!

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5 Stars

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Everyday Holy

Everyday Holy

On 5/8 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I have read Melanie Shankle's blog for over 10 years. You can count on her to bring wisdom and hilarity. She can also hit straight to the heart. This devotional is FANTASTIC. I love the size. It's easy to read if you are short on time. It's deep bringing you right into the spiritual depths of your heart. ... SO Good

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5 Stars

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You Can Stay Home with Your Kids!

You Can Stay Home with Your Kids!

On 4/23 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I love the size and layout of this book! It's compact to be easy to throw into your bag and it's also broken down in short chunks so it's easy for a mom on the go to read. It has a gift book feel so it's great to pass along as a gift to a mom you may know. Erin Odom has a lot of experience in making ... Perfect mom read

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4 Stars

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The Daniel Key

The Daniel Key

On 4/16 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I was pleasantly surprised when I received this book. I got this book for free in exchange for my honest review. It feels like a gift book with its padded cover and small size but make no mistake, it is chocked full of wisdom. Daniel is a book that is historical and prophetic. Anne Graham Lotz does an ... Great read

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5 Stars

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Embraced

Embraced

On 4/5 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: First off, this book is gorgeous. It's the perfect gift book from it's beautiful fabric cover with gold title to just the feel of it, it's so beautiful. It's 100 days of great content from Lysa. If you have been a fan of her in past books, you will love this one and it's not just a great gift to anyone ... Love it!

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5 Stars

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The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi

The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi

On 3/27 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I have watched Kathie Lee on TV since her days with Regis and have always admired her faith in Hollywood. This book is fantastic. It's a personal look into Kathie Lee's heart as she talks about her life changing salvation experience and how God's word has shaped her life. It details her love for Israel ... Love!

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5 Stars

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Night Night, Jungle

Night Night, Jungle

On 3/6 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: One thing right off I loved about this book was that it's about the jungle. Having a toddler it seems like we read a lot of books about farm or sea animals so it was so nice to have something about the jungle. The illustrations include the vibrant colors of the jungle and your child will be introduced ... So Cute!

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5 Stars

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Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

On 2/27 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: This is a book perfect for the toddlers in your life. I love the board book so it can withstand busy hands. There is a touch and feel element and also glitter embellishments. The book introduces many farm animals and is a great tool for little ones to learn animal sounds as the rhyming text pages end ... Super Cute

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5 Stars

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In the Middle of the Mess

In the Middle of the Mess

On 1/21 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: This book is phenomenal. Sheila Walsh is a gifted writer and speaker and disarms the reader with her beautiful honesty and transparency in this book. Not many people who are as public as Sheila Walsh, would write so humbly and honestly. But this book is amazing! This book is an encouragement to anyone ... breath taking!

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5 Stars

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Fierce Faith

Fierce Faith

On 1/15 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: This book is excellent! Such a great topic especially in today's world- with social media, phone addiction, information overload- whew! No wonder so many of us struggle with anxiety. Alli covers all types of anxiety from legitimate worries to FOMO when you see your friends together on social media. I ... SO good!

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5 Stars

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Hello Mornings

Hello Mornings

On 1/2 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: Wow! This book is so good! Kat Lee hit a home run with this one. It’s perfect to start a new year with as many people make resolutions especially about their morning routine. Lee lays it out with tips, encouragement, ideas, real life examples and resources. The book is chock full of goodness. I liked ... Hello Mornings

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5 Stars

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Staying Stylish

Staying Stylish

On 12/12 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I love Candace Cameron Bure anyway and this book doesn't disappoint. Her down to earth nature shines through and even though she is a Hollywood star, this book is just like talking to your BFF. I love her ideas and suggestions and it's refreshing not demeaning. I love how it covers topics like self care, ... Fabulous Read

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5 Stars

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Why I Didn't Rebel

Why I Didn't Rebel

On 11/29 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I thought this book was insightful and read almost like an extended article on why this 22 year old didn't rebel. It was definitely interesting to me as a parent with young kids in my home. The book covers many hot topics of courting, discipline, etc. I like to read things from different perspectives ... interesting read

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4 Stars

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Lizzy the Lioness

Lizzy the Lioness

On 9/27 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I love Lisa Bevere and having a daughter, I was so excited to see this book coming out. While it is a bit wordy for my toddler daughter, she did enjoy looking at the pictures. I believe she will grow into it. The message is so great. It's so important to know that being brave isn't something you have ... Great Message

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4 Stars

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I'm Not a Scaredy-Cat

I'm Not a Scaredy-Cat

On 9/20 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I thought I would read this to my daughter and it would be a cute book, because anything by Max Lucado is going to be great:) Well, it touched my heart so much too! I love the message of the book that when you are afraid, God is here, near and loves you. The story is sweet and rhyming so my toddler loved ... Love it!

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Gramps and Gran

The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Gramps and Gran

On 7/20 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: Not only do I love the Bears, but I'm so excited there is a book featuring grandparents! My grandparents are a HUGE part of my life and invested so much in my life through their love, support, prayers and wisdom. I'm so excited to read this book over and over with my kids and it will definitely be a ... LOVE the Berenstain Bears!

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5 Stars

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Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

On 7/3 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I have followed Nicole Johnson's work for quite awhile and have been very blessed by her dramatic work. I have also enjoyed some of her earlier books, but this was not my favorite. When I pick up a book along this subject, I want the author to give specific suggestions and input about putting more calm ... Need some calm in the crazy?

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2 Stars

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Only Love Today

Only Love Today

On 5/2 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I have been waiting for this book!!!!!!!!! Even before I read it, I LOVED the title. It has been my mantra this year. Frustrated in traffic or with toddler or with anything- only love today. I love the reminder it is. Rachel Macy Stafford doesn’t disappoint. This is my favorite book of hers so far. ... Only Love Today

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5 Stars

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Cherish

Cherish

On 2/6 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: This is a must read! It is simply fantastic. I love the personal stories from Gary and his wife. I love the action steps and points he makes. It's an all around book in that it's easy to read and apply. You will come back again and again to its words. It is so timely in our culture today and I'm thankful ... wow

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5 Stars

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Good Good Father for Little Ones

Good Good Father for Little Ones

On 1/24 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I love this song but this book is precious as well. The illustrations really add to the sweet factor in this book. While some of the wording was over the head of my toddler, it is a great book about a loving father. It may be confusing to some kids who don't have that image of dad but in first reading ... Good, Good Father is a GREAT book!

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5 Stars

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Goodnight, Manger

Goodnight, Manger

On 10/24 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: What I loved about this book- I had the board book version, is that it is a board book and perfect to read with my baby. I don't have to worry about her ripping pages. I also liked the short, rhyming verses. My baby likes things that flow with a rhyme. I enjoyed how the story goes through all the animals ... sweet christmas story

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3 Stars

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God Bless My Friends

God Bless My Friends

On 10/17 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: This precious book by Hannah Hall is a great addition to your library! I love the sweet illustrations and rhyming text that even my baby loves. The books talks about including others, being kind, encouraging and thoughtful.I feel I can’t emphasize that enough to my kids. I want to raise kids who do ... God Bless my Friends

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5 Stars

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Berensatin Bears and the Christmas Angel

Berensatin Bears and the Christmas Angel

On 10/10 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I LOVE the Berenstain Bears and I LOVE Christmas so this title is a perfect addition to our library! It’s a holiday adventure with Brother, Sister and Honey as they try to build the perfect snowbear. They learn about the Christmas story and how angels were involved. It is a sweet Christmas story and ... Great Addition to Holiday Library

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears' Holiday Cookbook

The Berenstain Bears' Holiday Cookbook

On 9/6 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: Of course, I am a HUGE Berenstain Bear fan! Even so, this is a super fun cookbook that is perfect for kids. It is fun to look through together and enjoy the excerpts from BB books and the illustrations. The recipes are simple; some just require assembling and not cooking. It would make a great gift for ... GREAT beginning cookbook!

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5 Stars

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Uninvited

Uninvited

On 8/18 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I have been waiting for this book to come out for awhile because Lysa has been promoting it for some time. It is fantastic. I love her honesty and her ability to pack a punch in just a sentence is amazing. I felt like I got a lot of truths to chew on. I couldn't put the book down but also will be going ... Excellent book!

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5 Stars

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One Big Turkey

One Big Turkey

On 7/28 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: One Big Turkey is a fun book! I love the design and shape of the book! It is filled with beautiful illustrations that include all manner of fall animals and wildlife on each page. It teaches counting and will definitely be read over and over in our house throughout the fall/Thanksgiving season. It's ... So Fun!

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5 Stars

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Pumpkin Patch Blessings

Pumpkin Patch Blessings

On 7/21 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I loved this precious children's book! The illustrations are endearing and the text is short enough on each page to keep a toddler's attention. The book includes all things fall! If your family loves making an annual memory at the pumpkin patch, this book is a must have. It will have everyone ready to ... Sweet Fall book

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5 Stars

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The Color Code Bible

The Color Code Bible

On 7/6 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: What a fantastic Bible study resource for kids! Thomas Nelson took the NKJV translation of the Bible and made a great study tool for kids. I loved the study pages at the beginning that explain some Biblical history and context then explains highlighted passages. This is a great tool for kids to get excited ... Excellent study tool!

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears' Caring and Sharing Treasury

The Berenstain Bears' Caring and Sharing Treasury

On 6/27 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I love this volume of bear stories! It includes Jobs Around Town, Get Inovlved, Love Their Neighbors, Gossip Gang, Biggest Brag. It's a great treasury to add to your family's library or give as a gift. It would be perfect for a confirmation, baptism, back to school or just because gift. The book is not ... Great Treasury of Berenstain Bears' stories!

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings

The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings

On 6/20 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I just love the way Mike Berenstain is continuing to write deep in Bear Country. This is a wonderful book to add to your BB collection or to gift for the upcoming school year. I've read BB since childhood and love that the values hold true through out the years and continue for this upcoming generation. ... Classic Berenstain Bears with Faith Twist

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5 Stars

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Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

On 6/7 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: What a precious devotional for young children! I loved the illustrations that add to the devotional reading. The "Jesus Calling" thought is short and sweet to hold to throughout the day or as you drift off to sleep. Even though this is for toddler/preschool, I really enjoyed it myself! I will definitely ... Excellent Children's Bible Storybook

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5 Stars

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Baby Wren And The Great Gift

Baby Wren And The Great Gift

On 4/14 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: My favorite thing about this book is the gorgeous illustrations. Truly beautiful. I loved the message of the book about everyone having their own gift from God, but it wasn't my favorite Sally Lloyd-Jones. The words are lyrical which go right along with the baby wren. The pictures are captivating and ... Beautiful illustrations with sweet story!

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4 Stars

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Forever My Little Girl

Forever My Little Girl

On 4/5 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: Oh my goodness, we just welcomed our first child- a daughter- into our family and this book could not be more perfect! It's a sweet read but also a great gift book. The illustrations really stand out and make this a keepsake. They are whimsical but spot on for the spirit of the book. I loved the story ... Precious book!

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Mother's Day Blessings

The Berenstain Bears Mother's Day Blessings

On 3/17 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: I LOVED this book! Of course, I am a HUGE Berenstain Bear fan. It has been a staple on my book shelf since I was a child. When I was pregnant with Olivia, we were able to order a huge lot and it was the best day when the box arrived and I re read each classic story. I love this new story about moms. ... THE BERENSTAIN BEAR’S MOTHER’S DAY BLESSINGS

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5 Stars

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I Said Yes

I Said Yes

On 2/24 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: Bachelor Nation will be thrilled to have this book by Emily. Emily is definitely a fan favorite and sharing her story so openly and honestly will touch people's hearts. Her sweet personality comes through her words and she shares her journey from struggling with anxiety through the loss of her beloved ... What a Journey

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5 Stars

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I Will Follow Jesus Bible Storybook

I Will Follow Jesus Bible Storybook

On 2/3 Lyndsey Sikes wrote: Judah and Chelsea Smith have written an excellent resource for parents to read to their children. The stories, focusing on Biblical characters like Moses and Esther, speak in terms kids can understand. Judah also has personal stories written at the beginning of the chapters. I loved the illustrations ... Excellent Children's Bible Storybook

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5 Stars

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