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    America, the Beautiful

    Well, it’s almost July and that means an important American holiday is just around the corner! We’ve always celebrated July 4th in a big way with a whole church/community BBQ, games, competition and lots of fellowship. It’s an exhausting but totally fun day. This year will be no different, except for the fact that I now have 4 children to keep track of! *Contains affiliate links For some reason, a few months ago, Biggest Boy took up a fascination with the American flag. It probably has to do with his love of all things soldiers and fighting with a movie or two thrown in there that spurred his interest. We…

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    Father’s Day Special

    I don’t know why it has never occurred to me to select picture books celebrating fathers. Am I the only one out there that has failed in this regards? My first introduction to a dad being the highlight of a picture book was in our winter story, Over and Under the Snow and I loved how it brought out the quiet strength and wisdom of a father. Ever since then I’ve been particularly drawn to books with lesser featured heroes in our lives, such as grandfathers, grandmothers and of course, dads. I was even a sucker and bought a brand new book about a grandfather from Usborne called Too Many…