Celebrate the Holidays (Yes, They’re Coming!) with Santa Bruce + Reader Giveaway

Have you read any of the Bruce books with your kids? Jump on the bandwagon with Ryan T. Higgins' newest book, Santa Bruce! Everyone’s favorite curmudgeonly bear is back, and this time he and his goslings are gearing up for Christmas! PS – Yes, I know it's Labor Day and we are just getting back to … [Read more...]

August Kids Book Roundup

My kids and I have been kicking back with some fun new books this summer – how about you and yours? Sure, it’s fun to spend time outside during the summer, and we do plenty of that, but after lunch we have quiet time for a couple hours during which we nap or read. Here are some of the latest books … [Read more...]

Explore the Weird Wonderful World with Lonely Planet Kids World’s Strangest… Series + Reader Giveaway

Parents and caregivers, I don't think I need to tell you that summer is almost over, right? Maybe you're clinging to each remaining day of summer with your kiddos, maybe you're counting down the days until they're back in school...whatever your mindset, know that you're not the only one that feels … [Read more...]

Read About an Amazing Hippopotamus in FIONA THE HIPPO

This summer has been an exciting one for me and my family. My husband was able to be home with us for a good portion of the last couple months, which has meant even more family fun than normal! One of our favorite excursions is a trip to the zoo. My kids each have their own favorite animals – one … [Read more...]

Three New Summer Activity Books (Including Star Wars Art Studio!)

My kids LOVE activity books, and I like that they're a screen-free diversion during the summer months! I've been known to pick up a logic puzzle or word search book in my spare time, too. #nerdalert I wanted to let you know about three new summer activity titles for the whole family from Thunder … [Read more...]

July Kids Book Roundup

My kids and I have been kicking back with some fun new books this summer – how about you and yours? Sure, it's fun to spend time outside during the summer, and we do plenty of that, but after lunch we have quiet time for a couple hours during which we nap or read. Here are some of the latest books … [Read more...]

Connect Through Art with Drawn Together by Minh Lê

My kids are much more artistic than I am. They love to draw and paint (if given access to paints)...sometimes on surfaces they're not supposed to. ;) For the past couple years their grandparents have given them drawing pads, crayons, and colored pencils as birthday and Christmas gifts because my … [Read more...]

Madeline Hat Craft for Kids

When my daughter was three, she went to a preschool in our neighborhood. I was so fortunate to have a teaching position in her class. It was more fun than I could have imagined! One of our favorite times of the day was going outside to play. As the kids got ready to play, I would tell them to … [Read more...]

May Kids Book Roundup

Summer is just around the corner, which is prime reading time around these here parts! My kids and I take a trip to the library at least once each week during the summer, but it's also convenient for us to have books around the house when we get through our library stacks. Here are some of the … [Read more...]

The Itchy Book by LeUyen Pham (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Series) + Reader Giveaway

My kids and I have really enjoyed all things Mo Willems, especially his Elephant & Piggie series. So we were heartbroken (at first) to find out that there wouldn't be any more new books published after The Thank You Book in 2016. Happily, we discovered that Elephant and Piggie live on through … [Read more...]