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 …

Working From Home

Sometimes it’s hard to put into words how amazing it has been for my family since I’ve been working from home. Spending time with my daughter and family has obviously been the highlight but there have been many more unexpected “bonuses”. I love to talk about children’s books.  Talking about books has just become a 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 …

Love Children’s Books?

It’s ok to admit it, I love children’s books too! You even might say I have a bit of an addiction. 🙂  I simply adore the world-renowned children’s book publisher, Usborne Books & More and everything that it has done for my family.  From friendships, steady income, trips around the world, to my daughter discovering More …