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Nickerbacher Chapter Book by Terry John Barto, Cymplified!

I first read the story of Nickerbacher, the funniest dragon as a picture book. It was a pleasant surprise to learn about the new Nickerbacher chapter book. At first, I thought it’s a continuation of the picture book. Consequently, I realized that it’s kind of an expanded version. There were still pictures; but the story was more in-depth. If you happen …

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It’s Not Fair by Melanie Dale, Cymplified!

“It’s not fair!” It’s been whined countless times by children. Grown-ups are more careful saying this in order for them to seem mature. But, deep down inside, all of us have a desire to scream it out when unfortunate things happen to us. Usually, we scream it at God. “God, why is her husband sweeter? It’s not fair!” “God, why …

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Make The Starbucks Planner My Own, Cymplified!

How is your January coming along? I was excited to use my new planner when the clock struck 12 on the 1st of January. By this time, I have an idea of how to make the Starbucks planner my own.   A photo posted by Cym M (@ceemee) on Dec 31, 2016 at 8:29am PST After using the Mommy Blogberry, …

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Playing Dress-Up Last October, Cymplified!

I think that playing dress-up is innate in every child; most of them wouldn’t hesitate to don wings or capes. Is it their idea of fun or they just want to escape reality for a while? I read somewhere that children have things figured out. I would add that they could get away with it, too! That’s how my kids are. …

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When Mountains Move by Julie Cantrell, Cymplified!

When Mountains Move by Julie Cantrell started with a milestone: marriage. It should be an exciting and happy beginning for Millie and Bump. Right? Yet with a horrific past and secrets, I began to share Millie’s burden. Thus, I do not quite find the book entertaining or spiritually inspiring. It also started to become a slow read. There were times …

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The Beautiful Pretender by Melanie Dickerson, Cymplified!

We are all carrying a picture of ourselves – it’s pre-painted based on our statuses in life or on how far our experiences have taken us. For Avelina, the heroine in The Beautiful Pretender, it’s the former as her father was a former stable master and she worked as a maidservant. For Lord Thornbeck, it’s inheriting the margravate and having …

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