Category Archives: Kid Approved

Want to know what kids like? What do kids read? Find out what Kids ages 8- teens want to read, watch, eat… All things “kid approved”! Perfect for holiday gifting.

Chick-Fil-A

New Truett’s Chick-Fil-A

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about the remodeled Dwarf House in Stockbridge, Georgia, near my house. Of course, now it is called Truett’s Chick-Fil-A. I have personally tested out both the self-service and the drive-thru, and like both. I especially like how they have a door to […]

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Encountering God

Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 10

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am writing from chapter 10 of Encountering God: A Study in Psalms by Steve Pettit. Chapter 10 is about Psalm 139. Psalm 139 – Lead Me in the Everlasting Way In Psalm 139, King David writes a compelling description of an infinite, immense God who […]

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Rosetta Stone found

Rosetta Stone is Found

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about the Rosetta Stone being found. The Rosetta Stone is a stone with writing on it in three different scripts, hiroglyphics, demotics, and Greek. The reason for the Rosetta Stone being written in three scripts is because when it was written, there were […]

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Aviation

Museum of Aviation Field Trip

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about my family’s field trip to the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia. The Museum of Aviation largely focuses on the Air Force’s role in past wars. It has over 80 aircraft and is the 2nd largest Air Force Museum. Also, […]

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Encountering God

Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 9

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am writing from chapter nine of Encountering God: A Study in Psalms by Steve Pettit. Encountering God Chapter 9: The Lord is my Helper and Keeper The Lord is Our Helper “I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? […]

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First Women

First Women in the Air Force

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about the first women in the Air Force. They were able to join through a program called Women in the Air Force, which came into effect in 1948 when President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Service Integration Act, allowing women to serve directly […]

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SOS in Morse Code Becomes Worldwide Standard for Help

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about SOS becoming the worldwide standard for help on July 1, 1908. I am also writing about Morse code. That is 111 years ago today. SOS in Morse is …—… This famous code was invented by an American, Samuel Finley Breese Morse. He […]

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Stone Mountain Park Lasershow

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about my family going to Stone Mountain Park to see the Lasershow Spectacular, in MountainVison* Luckily, before the Lasershow started, we got to watch the glass blowing demonstration. The guy turned a couple of pieces of glass into a beautiful flower. It […]

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Encountering God

Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 8

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I will be hitting the highlights of chapter 8 in Encountering God: A Study in Psalms. However, if you want to dig in deeper, then I highly recommend buying the book on Amazon here. Jubilate The title of Psalm 100, “A Psalm of Praise,” is unique. […]

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Moby Dick

Moby Dick Book Review

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday post, I am writing about the book I recently read, an American classic, Moby Dick. This book (I read the abridged version) was not very interesting to me. Maybe it is just because I don’t like to read about animals being killed. The descriptions of how the […]

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Encountering God

Encountering God Chapter 7

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am writing from chapter 7 of Encountering God: A Study in Psalms. Living With an Eternal Perspective According to its title, “A Prayer of Moses the man of God,” Psalm 90 was authored by Moses. Since he lived around 1400 BC, this means Psalm 90 […]

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Summer Swimming Fun

Summer Swimming Fun

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about my family’s swimming fun this summer. Swimming is one of the most popular activities of the summer, and my family is no exception. Every summer, five out of six (the ones who are old enough) get in the pool and swim […]

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Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 6

Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am continuing in the Bible study book Encountering God: A Study in Psalms. Today will be chapter six. Psalm 51 – Have Mercy on Me The title of this psalm clarifies both its author and setting: ”To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when […]

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Wicked Opens on Broadway

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! It is no secret I love Broadway shows, especially musicals, so I hope that this blog post makes you as excited as it made me when I realized what I would be writing about. Today’s Monday Moment blog post is on the opening of one of my very favorite Broadway musicals, […]

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I Got A Phone!

Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about getting a phone. It is my very first phone ever. In keeping with my family’s tradition of naming our electronics, my phone’s name is Ambrosia. The reason for this name is because my phone is an iPhone6S, which is an apple […]

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