Holiday Book Baskets

Tis’ the season for holiday book baskets! I love the holidays and putting together fun activities leading up to them! Each year, I start to get into the spirit by putting together pre-holiday baskets of fun. These baskets keep my daughter busy during all of chaotic craziness that happens in November and December. I fill More …

Space Books

Space books intrigue children and adults of all ages. This is a well known fact in our house. There are so many things to love about our solar system, the moon, astronauts and rockets, that kids just can’t resist. I find that space is a popular love for both boys and girls. My daughter used More …

The Best Fairy Tales

The best fairy tales can transport children into another world. Children are able to use their imaginations and expand their creativity when they dive into fairy tales. Classic stories have always been a favorite in our house but I love when a book puts a fresh spin on an old tale! Whether reading aloud together More …

Best Children’s Book Gifts

We attend a lot of children’s birthday parties. A LOT. What’s my go-to gift? Books, of course. So much so that my daughter’s friends put in their requests when they know their birthday is coming up. 😂 Books are such a great gift. They’re small, educational, don’t junk up a person’s house and above all…let More …

Writing With Kids

Amelia loves to write stories. She often shares them as holidays gifts to grandparents or other family members. Typically, the stories have you bursting out with laughter. The stories are sidesplitting but also showcase the endearing process of writing, spelling and reading. I love everything about Amelia’s budding writer skills: misspelled words, handwriting, mixing up More …

It’s Time For Preschool

It’s time for preschool! Some of you are preparing for your biggest parenting challenge yet…the first day of preschool! While sending your little one off for the first time brings excitement, it can also be overwhelming. I remember the days leading up to Amelia’s first day of preschool 6 yrs ago. I was excited, nervous, More …

Family Outings And Books

Books make terrific companions for family outings! Attaching a book to a beloved family event will help create a love of reading in your child. With so many books out there, how do you know what to choose? I’ve put together a list of 15 books and matched them up with family fun! All of More …

Art Books For Toddlers

We all know children love to get messy! I love this art book for toddlers and preschoolers! The best creations sometimes result from the messiest activities. I’ve fallen in love these fingerprint books from Usborne. The ink pad is connected to the book and children can contain their masterpieces directly inside of the book. Finally, More …

Comparing And Contrasting With Books

Comparing and contrasting is a skill that can be fun and educational. Children need visual aids to entertain them while they master this skill. Check out this video from Kane Miller featuring one of their new books, Town and Country.  A fun turnaround book that helps children with comparing and contrasting by looking at the differences More …