Bears Story Time for Preschoolers

My kids are eager for sledding and snowmen, but this time of year just makes me want to curl up and hibernate like a bear. This story time is for the sledders, the hibernators, and all animals fans al...

All About Me Picture Books + Mac Barnett

  Me is the favorite subject of conversation for kids. Don’t worry – it’s not just your kid. That’s completely normal. They are finding their place in the world. Figuring ...

Best Picture Books about Music

My daughter is twirling around in our tiny galley kitchen. ALEXA is blasting “How Far I’ll Go” from the new Moana Soundtrack, but that’s just her latest favorite. It doesn̵...

Snowy Day Story Time

“Mommy it’s snowing!” “Mommy let’s go sledding!” “Mommy let’s build a snowman!” “Mommy where are my mittens?” Mommy needs a nap.  S...

a Read a Day Week 1: Hello Books!

This is the first post in the A Read a Day Challenge. If you want to join, details are in this intro post – pop over there, I’ll wait! If not, here is a fun list of books about books. Boo...

10 Fun Counting Books for Kids

My mom brain is running through my to do list as I pull my twins along down the sidewalk. My daughter is singing and skipping. My son is taking long strides trying to step over each crack and counting...

52 Weeks Read Every Day Challenge

Reading books aloud to a child is one of the greatest gifts you can give. The kids in our lives, of course, need food and clothing and a safe place to sleep at night but once they are happy and healt...

Sledding Picture Books Everyone Should Know

Do you have enough snow for sledding yet? After two winters in Mississippi my twins are anxiously anticipating their first snowfall. They can’t wait to sled down the hill in our nearby park befo...

Valentine’s Day Story Time for Preschoolers

If I’m being 100% honest, I am not really a Valentine’s Day person. I won’t turn down some pretty roses and yummy chocolates, but I want my love to be celebrated more than just one ...