Posted in 1st grade 2nd grade Book Reviews Kindergarten Preschool

‘Twas the Day Before Christmas in Bethlehem Town

‘Twas the Day Before Christmas in Bethlehem Town by Leslie Bond Diggins with illustrations by Erin Nelson is a lovely picture book for young children

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Posted in Writing

Handwriting for Advent and Christmas

Hand on to the next generation the joy and meaning of Advent and Christmas—while also giving them the powerful benefits of penmanship. 

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Advent Wreath
Posted in The Homeschooling Life

The History and Symbolism of the Advent Wreath

Where did this tradition come from, of lighting four candles in an evergreen wreath to mark the weeks preceding Christmas?

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Posted in Book Reviews English High School

Christmas Adventure

From Afar by Roger Thomas is a fascinating fictional look at the Three Wise Men.

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New Christmas Catholic Fiction for Teens

Gifts: Visible and Invisible is the latest offering from the talented writers of This collection of eight Christmas stories for teens offers enjoyable tales for fans of contemporary, historical, and dystopian genres.

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Posted in Religion

New Chime Travelers: The Strangers at the Manger

The Chime Travelers series by Lisa Hendey features fun-filled, time-travel adventures with a Catholic message that takes kids to long-ago times and faraway lands. Each…

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