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We Choose Virtues Review and Facebook Party

*I was given a free set of Parenting Cards for the purpose of this review. Please see my full disclaimer policy for more details.*

I was given the chance to review the Parenting Cards for We Choose Virtues. Just like every family, we deal with sibling rivalry from time to time. I thought the Parenting Cards would be a great way to work on virtues in our home.

The Parenting Cards come with 13 Cards. The goal is to work on one virtue each week. Using these cards 10 minutes each day over the 13 weeks, your children will learn everything from how to forgive, to being obedient. This is such a great way to teach your children the values that are quickly slipping through the cracks in our society.

From We Choose Virtues

How to use this tool: 

  • With only seconds of prep time, and only 10 minutes of teaching Virtues each day, you will be surprised how fast your whole family will learn to choose and use Virtue!
  • Simply choose one of 13 Parenting Cards to work on each week. The order you teach them in is up to you.
  • Use the demonstrations listed on the back to help your children get some practice using the Virtue. Look for opportunities to reinforce this Virtue all week long in everyday life moments as well as books, Bible stories, and crafts.
  • When you have finished with each card, start over again and build a deeper understanding.
  • Note: If you have older kids, allow them to teach Virtues to the younger ones. It is simply inspiring to see!

Here is a look at the back of the cards. You can see all the great information, and activities to work with each week.

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These cards are printed on high quality card stock, and are size 8.5′ x 5.5′. They are double sided and pop with lots of fun colors that catch a little one’s eyes. These cards retails for $34.99. They are designed for children through elementary age. I used these with all 4 of my children ages 6-10.

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Announcing…

The Avoiding Sibling Rivalry Facebook Party!

We will be partying on Tuesday, April 23rd at 7pm(Central) at Blessed Beyond a Doubt!

This topic seems to be one of the most frequent asked question or concerns in the parenting community. Whether you need encouragement, advice, or would love to share your parenting testimony, we know you will have fun and will meet many new friends.

We have been partnering up with We Choose Virtues who is thrilled to share her own personal expertise as a parent, Children’s minister, AND to offer our readers door prizes and a a fabulous GIVEAWAY! You will not want to miss it!

I hope you are ready to have FUN, fellowship, and gain some helpful tips on avoiding sibling rivalry in your home.

Let me introduce you to the Avoiding Sibling Rivalry Facebook Party cohosts:

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I can’t wait to to party with you and glean the some tips on Avoiding Sibling Rivalry!

This promotion is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with Facebook.

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Computer Science Review

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Computer Science for Kids offers a great way for your tech minded children to learn computer programming. I do OK with the day to day end of the computer, but when it comes to the more detailed information we need some help. I wanted to try this with my oldest kiddo. He loves to work on his computer and I thought Beginning Microsoft Small Basic would be a great program for him.

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The program takes you through step by step how to do things. However, your child needs to have a basic understanding about how to do things on the computer. Such as rebooting, and accessing the internet. To be completely honest it was a bit over my sons head on some parts. We will most likely shelf this for a while and try again when he is a little more ready.

The suggested schedule is that students work on one lesson each week for ten weeks. The tutorial is 500+ pages and has 11 chapters that walk them through step by step. Learning the language of computers while they are young is so important, especially now. Everyday computers are becoming a bigger part of our lives.

Beginning Microsoft Small Basic is recommended for ages 10 and up.

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Shine Your Light Devotional {Tommy Nelson Review}

This month’s Tommy Nelson product is another fantastic resource for your little girl. Shine Your Light Devotional instantly grabbed my daughter’s attention when I pulled it out of the box. The cover is a super cute purple, and it sparkles! What little girl doesn’t love sparkles?!

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 Within the pages of this book are 55 different devotions and several sections for different application of their reading.

  • Bright Ideas- Things to say or do
  • Dear God- Prayers for them to say
  • In the Spotlight- New words to learn
  • Sparkling Scriptures- Verses for them to memorize
  • If You Were There- Ways for them to imagine themselves in the story
  • Searchlights-Gives them things to search for and discover
  • Shine Your Light- Ideas to let God shine through them

My daughter loves this book. It’s colorful pages are a full of great information. I love her reading this and learning the truths about the Word. This is one that she keeps close at hand. (right on her nightstand

This 224 page devotional is by Sheila Walsh. Shine Your Light Devotional retails for $16.99. It is recommended for ages 4-7. Though I think it can easily go younger with a little read aloud help from you or older. My daughter is 8 and will be reading this for a while. This would make  great addition to your child’s Easter Basket next week.

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Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this product in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way. All opinions I have expressed are my own or those of my family. I am disclosing this in accordance with the FTC Regulations.

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