Polar Bear Story Time

A fluffy, squeezable polar bear came to live at our house when my daughter was two and quickly became her favorite thing. This polar bear accompanied us to the grocery store, the library, all car ride...

A Read a Day Week 3

Welcome to week 3 of A Read A Day! If you haven’t read them yet, the details are in this intro post – pop over there, I’ll wait! Ready to get reading?!?!?! Great! Let’s do this...

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...

a Read a Day Week 2: All About Me

We are a week into our A Read a Day challenge! I’m glad you’re here and that so many new people joined in last week! Are you signed up? The details are in this intro post – pop over ...

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!

Today is the day! A Read a Day Challenge begins Monday (January 1) and I’m so excited! Are you signed up? The details are in this intro post – pop over there, I’ll wait! Ready to get...

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...