31 Days of Character Building Books

Last year I participated in the 31 days that The Nester hosted, it is on my other blog and called 31 Days of Fall Fun.  This year I will be doing 31 days of Character Building Books here at Together with Family! We LOVE to read around here!  I wrote a post about building a character building library recently and I wanted to share with you some of our favorites over the years.   If you decide … [Read more...]

Day 31: Books on Effective Parenting (Reaching the Heart)

Well I did not get all of my post done in 31 straight days but am happy that I did make all 31.  A little late is better then never! My favorite resources come from a site called Effective Parenting.  The CD’s Parenting is Heart Work are my favorite.  They have helped me in my parenting more then any resource.  Many books will tell you that you have a strong willed child, these CD’s help you … [Read more...]

Day 30: Seeds of Character

This is not a book but it is music.  Music is a wonderful thing to use to touch your kids hearts and Seeds of Character is a great CD to do just that.  If you have not bought any music from Seeds Family Worship you are missing out! More Than Conquerors (Romans 8:37) The Wages and The Gift (Romans 3:23 & 6:23) The Life (John 14:6, I John 5:11-12) The Fruit (Galatians 5:16 & … [Read more...]

Day 29: Biographies of American Heros

I can't stress enough how important great biographies are and ones that represent the heros of our past and how they are great ways to share stories of men and women of character.  I am talking about American bio's in this post but several of you may live in other countries.  Find the heros of your past and write a list of those to get to read to your kids. Some of my favorites In God we … [Read more...]

Day 28: Follow My Leader

If you are looking for a great read aloud that gives lessons on character, Follow My Leader a good one!  A rich story of character development about Jimmy, a boy blinded in an accident, and his growing trust in Leader, his guide dog.   … [Read more...]

Day 27: Proverbs for Parenting

Proverbs for Parenting: A Topical Guide for Child Raising from the Book of Proverbs is a great book for mom and dad to use in their parenting.  I LOVE this book.    This is a book you can take straight to your kids and show them what the Word says about things they are struggling with.  This is a great copy book to help you kids memorize Proverbs and a great way to show them what God says about … [Read more...]

Day 26: Missionary Stories with the Millers

Missionary Stories with the Millers (Miller Family (Harvest House)) is another wonderful book on the men and women of God who give it all to spread the Gospel.   Experience thrilling adventure as the Christian missionaries on these pages meet witch doctors, disease, drought, hate-filled guerillas, a Bible thief, and killer cats. Each story is based on actual happenings from the lives of real … [Read more...]

Day 25: Big Truths for Little Kids

Catechism's are great for getting important messages in your kids minds and hearts.   Big Truths for Little Kids: Teaching Your Children to Live for God  is one of my favorites for this.  Not only is it a nice devotional to do with your kids but it helps them understand how to live a GOOD life that is pleasing to God.   Again, this was one of my kids favorites when they were little.   … [Read more...]

Day 24: We Choose Virtues

I couldn't do a character building book series without mentioning a character curriculum.  We Choose Virtues is a wonderful way to begin teaching your kids character traits. They have several different programs to choose from and even include a homeschooling kit for us homeschoolers. We Choose Virtues is not a unit study that you use once and then move on from. It is actually a … [Read more...]

Day 23: Big Thoughts for Little People

I guess if you have been reading this series you see that I'm a HUGE Kenneth Taylor fan by now.  I just think he does a wonderful job reaching out to the youngest child about character and about a loving God!  This book is for your younger ones and again it was one of our favorites! Big Thoughts for Little People: ABC's to Help You Grow Ken Taylor’s best-selling book is now updated with all-new … [Read more...]