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booksthatspark's podcast

Discussing books that spark imagination, emotion questions, and conversations with our kids. Using books to create teachable moments for life lessons and discipleship.

Jul 28, 2020

In this episode we look at the importance of helping our kids learn to listen and truly hear what people are saying. We also explore how to help them understand that we hear them and God hears them when they pray. 

July Giveaway: 
Enter the drawing by commenting below "Books that Spark," Episode 1 on my...

Jul 21, 2020

In this episode we look at some great Family Devotions. Below I've included some additional information about how to choose a devotional book for your children and some recommendations. 

Remember the drawing on July 31st. Be sure to download the Parental Guidance Requested course and comment on the first episode of...

Jul 14, 2020

In this episode we look at some books that spark wonder and joy in life to help our kids embrace joy, peace, and develop resilience. 

July Giveaway: 
Enter the drawing by:
1. download the 12 mini lessons of the "Parental Guidance Requested Workshop"   
2. Comment below "Books that Spark," Episode 1 that you...

Jul 7, 2020

What is "Books that Spark" all about?

We review books that spark imagination, emotion, questions, and discussion creating teachable moments that lead to meaningful conversations with our children. 

In this episode: How do we balance seeking to do our best and seeing goals met with perfectionism and...

Jul 7, 2020

Research shows that reading aloud to children of all ages makes a difference in their lives. 

Books recommended for parents and teachers:

Reading Picture Books with Children: How to Shake Up Story Time and Get Kids Talking about What They See
by Megan Dowd Lambert

Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook: Eighth Edition