Reviews by Praises of a Wife and Mommy
On 3/10 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I love how fast and easy this devotional is but even with how quickly you can read it there is always a good lesson to think and apply to your life. For busy teens, this might be a great go-to for them to still get some word fo God in their busy lives and make it a priority. I like that this devotional ... Book Review "Jesus Calling"
On 2/9 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I live in a household that enjoyed watching Duck Dynasty! We miss it! Anyone else miss it? The kids were super excited as we started the book and they used all the family names and like it said "mostly-true" stories of the family. If you haven't ever watched Duck Dynasty no worries, this story ... Duck Commander- Happy Happy Happy Stories for Kids REVIEW
On 1/21 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I saw this and I knew I needed to review a copy because what little girl would not LOVE the sequins that changes when you push up or down! This is such a craze right now on folders, shirts, notebooks, pillows! This Bible is ICB translation. It is a large and easy to read Bible for kids! We love ... Sequin Sparkle and Change Bible: Rainbow
On 11/26 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Who loves Dino's? This is a unique little devotional that teaches you about dinosaurs but also teaches you about God. I love how this author can take information about a dinosaur then connect it to scripture and Biblica truths! This is my favorite kids devotional right now! I have several friends ... Dinosaur Devotional
On 11/14 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Christmas is coming and finding new Christmas books to read puts a smile on my face! Have you ever tried the Christmas book challenge where you wrap books up and unwrap a new one every day? I have wanted to do that but gathering enough books without breaking the budget has been tough. Sarah Young, ... Jesus Calling- The Story of Christmas Review
On 10/6 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I am a fan of Max Lucado books! That being said I was anticipating something great for the kiddos! I love the pictures that draw you into each story, thank you- Alessia Trunfio. She used vibrant colors on every page. My favorite part of each chapter is the "My promise to God." It is always s ... Book Review: "God Always Keeps His Promises"
On 8/30 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: The cover and title of this Bible are sure going to grab the attention of not only little girls but big ones too. I don't know if you know that when I was a teen I was obsessed with stars. I had glow in the dark stars all over my bedroom ceiling. I loved it! I kinda still wish I had them! This ... ICB Golden Princess Sparkle Bible- Bible Review
On 7/31 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: My Review You know my kids are growing up when board books come in the mail and they aren't as excited as other longer books. However, they still appreciate pictures just like I do! The illustrations in this book are beautiful and capture your heart when you look at the names of God. Each page ... I Am- the names of God- Book Review
On 7/12 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Who is looking for a great encouraging and easy to read book? Even the busiest parent can find time to read this short daily devotional. Seriously, put it in the bathroom if you have to! Each devotional has a title followed by scripture then a short encouraging word related to the scripture. ... Book Review: Devotions for Sacred Parenting
On 6/27 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I was super excited about this review. A couple years ago I read Mark Batterson's adult book and then also did the video series with our ladies group. Hearing his testimonies was awesome and encouraging. Since it was a couple years ago it was time to get in the habit of making my daily circles. ... Book Review: The Circle Maker Devotions for Kids
On 6/6 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I love the song, I like the movie, and this children's book is a crowd pleaser! The song really has had an impact on my own life. It was a song that brings tears most of the time. In 2002 we had that song sung at my mothers funeral. You all can probably understand the emotional connection to a ... Book Review: "I Can Only Imagine" picture book
On 3/29 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: If you have a preschool or younger child I think this is a great book to add to your library. The story is one that walks through a norma bedtime routine. My kids who are older did enjoy it as well. My daughter did find the rhymes first and my son was convinced that we do our bedtime routine in ... 10 Little Night Stars- Book Review
On 3/17 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: "God Bless you & Good Night" by Hanah C. Hall and illustrated by Steve Whitlow is a night pleaser before those little eyes closed for the day. This book is a nice hardcover book with adorable pictures of different animals on each page. I love the rhymes that happen on each page and incorporating the ... Book Review, "God Bless You & Good Night"
On 3/1 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I loved "Jesus Calling" by Sarah Young and I promise this little board book will make you smile. I also have to give a two thumbs up for Carolina Farias for the illustrations that create some peace and joy as you read each page. When you turn to the first page you will see the set up starts with ... Book Review- "Jesus Calling- Little Book of Prayers"
On 2/20 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: his padded board book is sure to be a great Easter Basket gift for your little one. All your typical favorite Bible stories are included in this board book. The stories are paired with calming pictures to make it a perfect bedtime Bible. Overall, I think your little one would enjoy this first bible! ... Book Review: "God's Little Lambs My First Bible"
On 1/22 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I know... no one is even thinking about Easter yet! I mean Valentines Day is still a few weeks away so why should I post an Easter thing already? Well, I just know Easter always creeps up quickly on us. I also, LOVE LOVE LOVE Easter. Easter is such a good celebration and I love reflecting on the ... Book Review: Precious Moments Little Book of Easter Blessings
On 1/5 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: The watercolor illustrations are sure to draw you into this board book. "God Bless my Family" is an adorable board book best suited for preschool ages, however, my older children loved it as well. My two kids loved the puppies in the story. This board book is great to read as a family because the ... Book Review- "God Bless my Family"
On 12/27 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: One goal to set for my kids and I for 2018 is some scripture memorization. I have never made it a priority and I would really like to memorize myself but show my kids the importance of it! I know God will use it if I hide his word in my heart. I think this book is going to help us greatly do just ... http://www.praisesofawifeandmommy.com/2017/12/100-favorite-bible-verses-for-children.html#.WkQKDt9KvIU
On 12/12 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Are you one of those people who respond with "There is never a stupid question." I am! I want my kids to feel comfortable asking any questions but especially asking faith-based questions. We need to make sure we allow our kids to ask the hard questions and not feel silly when we don't have an answer ... 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids Book Review and GIVEAWAY
On 11/25 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: My Review Well, I was really excited to get this book with the songs in it but now my 10-year-old daughter has taken over our Bible time in the evening and she has been reading and singing. Don't worry she lets me join in! :) She is really loving these bible stories because the songs are with them. ... Book Review: "5 Minute Bible" By Praises from a Wife and Mommy! - November 25, 2017
On 11/8 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: The righteous are bold as a lion. Proverbs 28:1 That was the scripture on the first page or dedication page. It made me smile and excited to not only read this story but to make sure my kids understood what boldness was. The story started off by Lizzy pretending to be strong and brave. I find it ... Book Review: "Lizzy the Lioness"
On 10/29 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Thank you, Booklook program for sending me this book in exchange for an honest review. I was not paid for this review and all opinions expressed are 100% my own. I was really excited to review this book. I love learning about science and pairing it with a devotional made me do a little happy dance! ... Book Review: "Indescribable- 100 Devotions about God and Science
On 9/29 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I was excited to read a Jen Hatmaker book. I have been following her on Instagram for some time and since I am done with classes I have more time for pleasure reading. It doesn't feel like much spare time but I am really trying to set aside more reading time for me. Thank-you Book Look program for ... Mess and Moxie
On 9/3 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Thanks Book Look Program for sending me this book for free in exchange for an honest review. I was not paid for this review and all opinions expressed are 100% my own. Are you a Pet Lover? Dog Person? If you said yes just stop reading and go order this book. It is such a sweet story that gives ... Book Review: "A Little Dog with a Big Heart GOBI"
On 8/16 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Thanks Book Look program for sending me this Bible in exchange for an honest review. I wasn't paid for this review and all opinions expressed are 100% my own. I love all the extra's in this bible! All the "Be the change" passages are something I immediately started to read. It is a hip saying ... NIV Revolution the Bible for Teen Guys
On 7/30 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: So what makes this book "Great?" Beyond just the cute poems for each story the titles all say, "A Great Big ________" and at the end a sentence that says, "My great big God __________." The pictures cover the pages very well too and the stories do not take very long to read. The author did a great ... My Great Big God by Andy Holmes
On 7/20 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This is a must have! I don't say that much at all so seriously considering giving this as a gift for any child in your life... or even adult. As I have been reading it aloud to my kids I have enjoyed it and gotten just as much out of it as my kids. We as Christians need to know God more so understanding ... I Am Devotional 100 Devotions About the Names of God
On 7/1 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I received a copy of this book from the Book Look program for free. I was not paid for this review and all opinions expressed are 100% my own. I wanted to get this book for my daughter. She is still very young but has developed a love for running. My daughter is more of a long distance runner not ... Book Review- "Run With Me"
On 5/21 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This kids bible contains 52 well-known bible stories! The illustrations are fun for everyone who looks at it. My favorite part of this kids bible is the easy prayers for the kids to recite. I like how this bible has many different leaders who wrote them out. It is nice to see different correlations ... Book Review- "My Bible Adventure- through God's Word"
On 5/3 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I will be the first to admit that I am still a student in the kitchen. I have improved since I first got married but I still have a ways to go. This book is a 90 day devotional centered around all things kitchen related. It is really neat to see the author relate different experiences to God all centered ... Book Review- "Devotions from the Kitchen Table"
On 4/12 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I am excited for Easter weekend because my dad (kids grandpa) is coming to town. He will actually get to read it and enjoy it with my kids! I know they will find it extra special to have their papa read it to them. Each new page is a different animal doing a different activity with their grandpa. ... Book Review: "Grandpa Hugs"
On 3/29 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This board book takes gives you all the warm fuzzy feelings. I just love books that showcase the love of a parent! This book also showcases God. The cute raccoon pair is a father and child and with each page, you see them have fun and on some pages, you learn more about God too. Some of the adventures ... Gives you all the good feels
On 3/18 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I received a free copy of this book through the BookLook program in exchange for an honest review. You all know I love a good kids child devotional book! Did you know that once I go through the story with my kids I give these books I get for free as prizes to kids for our church movie night? I love ... Book Review: "Hope for Each Day" 365 Devotions for Kids by Billy Graham
On 2/22 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I love this adorable fun rhyming book. Reading this book has me excited about warmer weather, celebrating Jesus, and the springtime of new life! This is a board book with a fun rhyme and scripture. It could easily be read each day instead of in one sitting. The pages also include a mini prayer ... Book Review: "Easter Blessings"
On 2/14 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This book drew me in quickly as author Kris describes some of his ministry mistakes and hardships. It is easy for people in ministry to learn a lot from others in ministry. I really enjoyed chapter four as it was discussing making your team... a team that would stick together like him and Pastor Bill ... Book Review: "Destined to Win" by Kris Vallotton
On 1/29 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I have been reading this with my daughter and will admit I think she could wait a few more years to read it. It is really geared for a teenager there is some lingo used that is definitely a bit above my daughter. However, I might just be having a hard time admitting she is growing up. I love the ... Book Review: Whatever is Lovely
On 12/30 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: If you have a baby or toddler that you want to introduce a fun board book devotional then this is a great one to purchase! There are some neat features on each page which include: God's World, Say and Pray, and labels on the pictures. The pictures are engaging and in the Say and Pray there is always ... Book Review: "Say & Pray Devotions
On 7/12 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This was an easy book to read and it paints a very clear picture for kids and parents to easily discuss the elements on the page to make sure the child understands what decision they could be making. That decision to follow Christ is a big one that will impact them forever so making sure you have ample ... Book Review: "I Believe in Jesus- Leading your Child to Christ" by John MacArthur
On 7/12 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This 90 day devotion is split into the following chapter: 1. Beauty Basics 2. Radiant Reflections 3. Works of Beauty 4. Beautifully Clothed 5. Kingdom Fitness 6. Creative Beauty The first chapter, Beauty Basics, is all about seeing the beautiful gifts all around us. From looking at the things ... Book Review: "Brave Girls- Beautiful You
On 5/21 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: The cover has captured my heart, I adore the cute little pictures and the colors the illustrator used. I am loving this adorable little book that gives some great ideas on how to pray over different areas such as on a birthday or sitting down to eat. The book covers these topics: My Day, My Mealtime, ... Book Review: "My Little Prayers"
On 4/27 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Wake up!! Wake Up! I feel like I keep being reminded of that Bible Verse and keep hearing people say us Christians need to wake up. This book shares some shocking stats and stories regarding churches in America. There is so much meat in this book to think about and I found myself nodding often ... Book Review: "Jesus Called He Wants His Church Back" What Christians and the American Church are Missing
On 3/28 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This level 2 easy reader book, "Paul Meets Jesus" is an easy to read story discussing when Paul meets Jesus. The transformation that that occurred with Saul to Paul is one of my favorite Biblical stories. I love seeing how a man who hurt Christians finally has a God encounter and his heart is transformed. ... Book Review: "Paul Meets Jesus"
On 3/28 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Are you looking for a devotional to share with your kids? This is a great book to get you and your kids doing devotionals together. This devotional is unique as the author has written it so its as if Jesus was speaking the words directly to the reader or child. Each devotional also has several ... Book Review: Devotional for kids "Jesus Today" by Sarah Young
On 3/4 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This spring time board book is very durable and sure to please kids and adults. This book has some simple rhymes to add fun and teaches counting but most importantly it teaches kids about God's love. The last line is very important, "On Easter it's a joy to know that Jesus lives and loves me so." ... Book Review: "One Spring Lamb"
On 2/15 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I have a girly girl and her mouth dropped open wide when she saw this fancy pretty princess looking Bible! It has a crown with fancy looking pearls attached and sparkles throughout the entire cover. When you open the Bible there is more purple and sparkles on the presentation page. This Bible also ... Book Review: "Holy Bible" Princess Style!
On 2/15 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: "I will Follow Jesus" is a bible storybook for kids aged 4-8. It has a presentation page if you would like to gift this book for a special occasion. This Bible storybook goes through many major stories in the Old and New Testament. I like how this Bible focuses on different people and tells their ... Book Review: "I will Follow Jesus" Bible Storybook
On 1/22 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: I am not a huge fan of the New Kings James version of the Bible compared to NIV and other easier to read ones. I wish this Bible had other translations since I really do like some of the neat features. I love understanding and digging deeper into meanings of words and there are several times in this ... NKJV Prophecy Study Bible, 2015 Edition Understanding God's Message in the Last Days
On 1/22 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Judah Smith is the lead pastor of the City of Church in Seattle, Washington. The City Church is a thriving multisite church noted for its cultural relevance, commitment to biblical integrity and faith, and love for Jesus. Judah is known round the United States and the world for his preaching ministry. ... Book Review: "Life is _________ Forty- Day Experience" by Judah Smith
On 1/7 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This book is a fun little read to pick up and page through here and there. I personally love reading the quotes from Author, Judah Smith. He writes in a great way that makes you realize more of God's love! One of my favorite quotes from the books is, "When we focus on His goodness, His power, and ... Book Review: "Jesus is for You" By Judah Smith
On 12/16 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This is a bigger book with many old and new testament stories. The stories are told and then Billy Graham has included his thoughts on the story. The paragraph from Billy is often times questions to make you think more in detail about the story and how we can apply it to our lives today. I think ... Book Review: God's Good News
On 11/27 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: Having a Bible is so very important but having a Bible that has other devotionals in it to help you grow and specifically for men is a great tool as well! This Bible is hard cover with a simple design on front. In fact if you pull the dust cover off the Bible is plan black color. This book would ... Bible Review- "NIV Bible for Men"
On 11/27 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: "I Prayed for You" By Jean Fischer and illustrated by Frank Endersby is a sweet board book. This board book has pictures that catch your attention and rhymes that are sure fun to read. As a parent I loved the little 1-2 line prayers that might help some new parents to remember those precious prayers. ... Book Review- "I Prayed for You" by Jean Fischer
On 11/6 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: As a special education teacher I really appreciated this book! There are so many times when this book should be read and reread in my classroom. I know it is hard for many people young and old to lose and to lose with grace and a good sportsmanship attitude. We all need a reminder to treat others ... Book Review: "Win or Lose I Love You" by Lysa Terkeurst
On 10/2 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: This board book is fantastic for toddlers. I love all the bright pictures but my favorite feature is the labels on the pictures. This book has Biblical truths and stories as well as words kids can start to learn for vocabulary. I also like how each page has a scripture as well as prayer and sentence ... Great Toddler Board Book
On 10/2 Praises of a Wife and Mommy wrote: We sure have been big fans of The Beginner's Bible products this year! This 365 day devotional is for six years old and younger. The daily devotions are very short, only take a couple minutes to read! So we have been pairing up one devotional to one story from one of the Beginners Bibles at night ... Quick and Easy Devo