I love children’s books. Those that get brought out at only certain times of year feel even more special, don’t they? I have six spring-themed picture books to share. These have stood the test of time for me and my kids, and they may prove to put a little “spring” in your step, as well. […]
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A few months ago, I read Catch and Kill. It’s a book that you need to read, too. The story took me through a wide range of emotions—disbelief, anger, fear, shame, to name a few. It has pervaded nearly every thought and conversation I’ve had since. (Just ask my husband, he loves when I force […]
Cooler temperatures are upon us, fall is on the horizon, and what better way to spend a few moments in peace than snuggled up with a good thriller or mystery book this October. Here are some fall book reviews from the youngest reader in our house to myself. My youngest reader will turn three this […]
At some point in life, children need to learn how to read. For some, it’s easy. For others, it’s not. Reading is one of those skills that takes a lot of practice. But how do you encourage someone who’s not interested? What do you do if you have a reluctant reader? Lack of Interest My […]
If you read my previous post on The Reluctant Reader, you’ll know that we struggled a bit to find books that my daughter was not only interested in reading, but that she could read. Making the transition from easy readers to chapter books put us on the hunt for books to help bridge the gap. I’ve compiled […]
As you can imagine, I come across some exceptional books for children. It’s fun to discover (and develop) activities that stretch the learning a bit longer while still connecting with children’s literature.
Faced with a snow day and it’s too cold and icky to actually have your children play outside? What’s a mama to do after watching all the princess videos and Dinosaur Train episodes?