books

508, 2016

Selfies In The Wild: A delightful & fun children’s book

Selfies In The Wild
Selfies In The Wild is a fun book that will get your children smiling and wanting to read more. In addition, what I love about this book and all the books in The Adventures of Lovable Lobo series is the colorful graphics, humor, and animal antics. What’s not for kids to love? […]

1911, 2015

A Christmas Countdown That Gets Kids Reading

He who hasn’t Christmas in his heart will never find it under the tree.
~ Roy L. Smith

A Christmas countdown is part of our yearly Christmas traditions. I just love advent calendars and the excitement that mounds as our family counts the days down to Christmas. I love the visual representation of advent calendars and […]

1411, 2015

Picture Book Month: 5 Favorites & Why

Before they read words, children are reading pictures. ~ David Weisner

November is picture book month. Picture book month is an international initiative to encourage everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books. Picture books pack amazing benefits for kids. Here are just a few of the many benefits:

Strengthen relationships

Increase vocabulary

Increase empathy

Promote reading and learning

Promotes imagination

Promotes comprehension

Sets […]

111, 2015

6 Keys To Making The Classics Come Alive

“Many of the greatest books are like a forest. The best way to get to know them is to wander right into the middle and get lost.” ~ Anthony Esolen

I was fortunate to write an article about getting kids hooked on the classics.  Nowadays, kids have so, so many options in literature that is good, […]

608, 2015

3 Keys To Easing Your Child’s First Day Jitters

Originally posted on Moms Magazine

You’re off to great places. Today is your day.
Your mountain is waiting so get on your way. ~ Dr. Seuss

Back to school jitters
As aisles and shopping carts fill with back to school supplies, visions of going back to school fill children, teachers, and parents minds.
With every new, bright and shiny […]

207, 2015

5 Reasons To Go To The Library This Summer

Originally posted on Moms Magazine

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
― Jorge Luis Borges

The library is a marvelous place. It is filled with adventure inside of every book. My kids loved going to the library when they were little. Now, they are grown up, and we still go to the […]

905, 2015

Biographies Kids Love To Read

The greatest gift is a passion for reading – Elizabeth Hardwick

The title may seem like an oxymoron because many kids think biographies are boring. They just haven’t found the right ones. YWAM Publishing offers some of the best biographies for kids I’ve seen. Additionally, many kids I know get hooked on reading by reading biographies.
[…]

error

Enjoy this blog? Please follow us!