Best Children’s Books about Riding the Subway

When the train rushes past you into the station for the first time it takes your breath away for just a second no matter how old you are. The first time we came to New York City with our twins there i...

Our Big Emotions: A Read A Day Challenge Week 8

It’s week 8 of our A Read A Day Challenge! If you need a refresher on what to do the details are in this intro post. The two most important things to know are: 1. Read to your child every day. 2...

Little Cloud Weather Story Time

You remember lying on your back watching the clouds on a warm spring day right? The grass tickling your legs while you spot bunnies and airplanes in the pillowy clouds floating above? When you are a l...

A Read A Day Challenge Week 7

Welcome to week 7 of our A Read A Day Challenge! If you need a refresher on what to do the details are in this intro post. The two most important things to know are: 1. Read to your child every day. 2...

Hey Elephant Song for Story Time

Hey Elephant is one of my favorite songs to sing with Toddlers and Preschoolers. They love animals and silliness and this one is full of both. As a bonus, counting songs like Hey Elephant offer young ...

Why Daddies Need to Read Aloud Too

One of my fondest childhood memories is my dad reading aloud to me before bed.  I would curl up in my bed and my dad would sit next to me and read aloud. His voice would take me on a journey with wha...

Best Books to Read Aloud About Winter Clothing

Winter mornings in our house mean an endless search for mitten pairs, the puzzling difficulty of putting boots on the right foot, and the time consuming search for the perfect Winter hat for the day. ...

Best Picture Books about Art

Books and art are two of my favorite things. I have limited artistic talent, but great respect for artists and a great love of creating with kids. I create this in large part to the Art magnet school ...

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...