Best Books for a 1-Year-Old from Mom’s Got it Made

When I first came across a post from Megan of Mom's Got it Made, I thought she was hysterical. Her ability to describe the issues we moms all face (like getting out the door on time) in a way that makes us all feel like we are in this thing together is uncanny. I awkwardly … Continue reading Best Books for a 1-Year-Old from Mom’s Got it Made

Dinosaur Books Galore!

We knew when my 3 1/2 yo son had his tonsillectomy that we would need a few new toys and books to keep him entertained while he was recovering (see post about the awesome sticker books we used here). We did not know that the things we bought would lead to a full-blown, over-the-top, every-second-of-every-day … Continue reading Dinosaur Books Galore!

Perfectly Maggie

**The contest is officially complete. No new entries will be accepted.   *Though I was given Perfectly Maggie to review, the thoughts and opinions about the book are all mine.* If you've ever read my "About Me" page or noticed the description of this blog, you know that my goal is to teach my boys to be … Continue reading Perfectly Maggie

Vocabulary Building Books for Babies and Big Kids

The final tip in this boosting early reading skills series is my favorite and probably the simplest: Read books with words that your kiddos do not yet know. That's it. There is not much to it, but I do have a TON of recommendations to help you execute it that I hope you will check … Continue reading Vocabulary Building Books for Babies and Big Kids

Asking about the Lesson: Our Two Favorite Lesson-Based Series (And Maybe a Couple More)

For me, the best part about reading books with my kids is all of the lessons they teach. Obviously this has been the focus of most of my blog posts, but I feel like this part of it is so important that it deserves its own tip post as well. Even though I am working … Continue reading Asking about the Lesson: Our Two Favorite Lesson-Based Series (And Maybe a Couple More)