Baby’s arrival need not mean the end of parents’ hiking trips. With a little bit of extra preparation and planning, baby will enjoy the hike as much as the parents.
In this book, Dr. Dobson uses personal examples to show how this looked in his own family, and Scriptural examples of fathers who were great men of the faith—but failed to pass it on to their children.
These toys are intended for children ages 3-5, giving them a head-start on concepts of geometry. Children will be used to playing with their geometric toys and already have an idea about spheres, pyramids, and cubes when they start school.
Dr. Robert Bradley has been practicing obstetrics and gynecology in the United States since 1947. During his early years as a doctor, men were kept out of labour and delivery rooms. Women were subjected to whatever procedures and positions the doctor found most convenient. To Bradley, fresh from watching his father’s farm animals give birth […]
This yarn octopus is easy to make (it takes about twenty minutes) and requires only a bit of yarn and either two pony beads or two googly eyes. No special skills needed! I did most of the work, but my 4-year-old daughter Lily helped me with some tasks and was very excited by her completed […]
Recently, when my daughters were looking for something to do, I pulled out an old craft idea that I had done as a kid. This project turns an ordinary tin can into a decorative paper clip or pen holder. Supplies needed: clean tin cans (e.g., tuna or soup cans, candy tins, etc) fabric scraps ribbons, […]
Vancouver Island novelist Matthew Hooton writes a stunning, reflective novel about a few days of summer in a small community. Deloume Road (ISBN: 978-0-307-39813-0) is the story of Deloume Road, where a small community of families lives just outside of Mill Bay, Vancouver Island. The story is told through multiple narrators, each with a unique […]
Julie Jacobs is teaching a summer Shakespeare course when she learns that her aunt is dead. Arriving home for the funeral, Julie finds out that her aunt left her estate and everything else to Julie’s twin sister Janice. The only thing Julie gets is a letter from her aunt, with instructions for her to return […]
In 2008, That’s Life! Communications partnered with The Word Guild to produce Hot Apple Cider: Words to Stir the Heart and Warm the Soul, an anthology of Canadian short stories, nonfiction, and poetry. Since then, the book has become a best-seller, with over 45,000 copies in print. Hot Apple Cider brings a uniquely Canadian perspective […]
Canadian author Lynn Dove has been turning her personal stories of hardship into encouragement for others through the Chicken Soup for the Soul anthologies. This year, she had three short stories in different books, with at least one more story due to appear in Chicken Soup book next year. Recently, Lynn took a bit of […]
These beaded Christmas tree star ornaments look beautiful and are a quick, easy, mess-free craft that children can make (or help make). You need only a few supplies and a few minutes and you’ll have your tree looking starry! Supplies needed: pipe cleaners pony beads Instructions: 1. String 10 beads on a pipe cleaner. Double […]
Recently, a symposium at Notre Dame University led by Dr. Darcia Narvaez showed how important it is for mothers to breastfeed, touch, and respond quickly to baby’s needs. Gilan Gertz, a licensed social worker with a Master’s Degree in Pyschology, shared the results of this study in an article on Decoded Parenting and also took […]