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I‘ve been telling the kids that the book is my new baby and their little sister, so on launch day we did a short “newborn photo session” to prove it. (I know, imagine what my sweet family have to put up with. Note the perplexed faces on the poor children staring at the new addition to the family, LOL.)

Speaking of launch day, folks, oh my. What a gift I’ll treasure forever!

Thanks to all your enthusiasm and support, Give Your Child the World ended up in the Top 100 of ALL books sold, made it onto Amazon’s Movers and Shakers list, and reached #1 in all its categories. I felt like the internet was giving me a big hug all day–so, so grateful.

And in case you missed it, I had the chance to make my vlogging debut, share the front porch with Ann Voskamp, and share the microphone with Sarah Mackenzie earlier in the week!

Weekend homeschool links:

What we’re reading this week:

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A day I thought would never come

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A day I thought would never comeWritten by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

So, how to convey in writing the culmination of something you’ve been working and dreaming toward for five years?

I can’t.

Instead today, on launch day for Give Your Child the World, I decided to say it to you:

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Head here for the 2 minute video (& get a little tour of one of my favorite spots, too!)

Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time is a reading treasury for the book lovers, the map lovers, and the wanderers-at-heart among us. It’s a tool for those who want their kids to grow up loving the neighbor next door as well as the one on the other side of the globe.

It’s for parents who hope to raise book lovers and world-changers.

More than just a title to read once and return to the shelf, this resource includes over 600 hand-picked children’s book recommendations, organized by region, country, and age range (ages 4-12).
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FREE BOOKS! Today’s best Kindle freebies for your family

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FREE BOOKS! Today's best KindleAmazon freebies for your family

All of the resources below were available free or on offer at the time this post was put together, but keep in mind that Amazon freebies/deals change rapidly, so don’t wait to download those that interest you. I’d also recommend double-checking that the price hasn’t changed before clicking to order!

Also, a disclaimer: I’ve done my best to choose titles I think my readers would enjoy, but I haven’t read all of the books listed below. Please preview to determine what’s appropriate for you and yours.

Have fun!
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Weekend homeschool links

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Weekend homeschool links
Ahhh, summer is here and life is good!

Weekend homeschool links:

What we’re reading this week:

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FREE BOOKS! Today’s best Kindle freebies for your family

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support of this site!

FREE BOOKS! Today's best KindleAmazon freebies for your family

All of the resources below were available free or on offer at the time this post was put together, but keep in mind that Amazon freebies/deals change rapidly, so don’t wait to download those that interest you.

Also, a disclaimer: I’ve done my best to choose titles I think my readers would enjoy, but I haven’t read all of the books listed below. Please preview to determine what’s appropriate for you and yours.

Have fun!
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