As we enter the last week of 2019, what blessings are you counting this year? What moments are you remembering and giving thanks for? There's so much to be thankful for even in the midst of difficult situations, tight finances, and

We'll be spending Christmas Day with our families, but we want to pause and wish you all a day filled with joy, hope, and peace. We are blessed and thankful for each of our authors and illustrators, contractors, retailers, and readers

According to Merrium Webster, the word Noel is French, and "it can be traced further back to the Latin word natalis, which can mean "birthday" as a noun or "of or relating to birth" as an adjective." How lovely to know that

This is one of my favorite Christmas songs ever recorded. I've been listening to Michael W. Smith since my days in youth group, and Carrie Underwood is one of our family's favorite singers. They are both amazing artists, and the

Christmas inspires our faith and our hearts. Hallelujah! As we enter this most special of seasons, let's remember that Christmas is a gift God gave to the whole world. He shared his only son with us. He gifted us a baby in a manger

We know that the days leading up to Christmas as well as the last few weeks of school before the Christmas break can be tough for kids and teachers and, yes, even parents. There are lots of distractions and busyness

It’s Day 4 of our 12 Days of C is for Christmas! So far we’ve offered you an Advent calendar full of family activities and a brand new holiday playlist via Spotify (it’s really good!) and a Fill-in-the-Blank printable. These

We want to help you out. Yes, you. By now, you’re probably quite tired of hearing the same renditions of all the Christmas classics they play on rotation every hour. So are we. And, it’s frustrating that the malls, the restaurants, and more

It's Day 3 of our 12 Days of C is for Christmas! So far we've offered you an Advent calendar full of family activities and a brand new holiday playlist via Spotify (it's really good!). Next up, we're offering a Fill-in-the-Blank

Merry Christmas! Happy Birthday! Or Merry Birthday? Happy Christmas? Most people aren't sure what to say when they find out that I have a Christmas Birthday. Usually this occurs when I'm at the doctor's office, the local DMV, or any other random moment

Guest Post from Janet L. Christensen, author of The Littlest Star (coming Christmas 2018) Every year at this time, I remember one particular Christmas, and an amazing experience that renewed our hope and strengthened our hearts during a challenging season of

We are counting down the days until Christmas morning, and to keep us merry and bright, we compiled a Spotify playlist of some of our authors' favorite Christmas carols for Your Monday Muse today! There are a million variations of

It's the Day After Christmas. The gifts have been opened. The food has been eaten (well, except for a few cookies you've been holding back for today!). Your guests have started to return home. And, you're feeling a bit overwhelmed by the mess and

It's the week of Christmas! Only 5 more days until the pitter-patter of feet rushing toward stuffed stockings, decorated trees, and warm kitchens (coffee anyone?!). In the background you might also have on the annual holiday parade or Christmas tunes