14 Fabulous Christmas Books to Add to Your Collection

My love for holiday books (as my love for ALL books) stems from my mom. One of my favorite memories from childhood was getting into the basket of special books that we got out at the beginning of the Christmas season to look through the books I hadn't seen in a whole year! I love … Continue reading 14 Fabulous Christmas Books to Add to Your Collection

Positive Stories for Boys who want to “Change the World Without Killing Dragons”

I love it when I find books that give my boys positive male role models. Role models who aren't afraid to be sensitive, who aren't afraid to be silly, who aren't afraid to be sporty, who aren't afraid to be smart, who aren't afraid to be whatever it is they want to be. There are … Continue reading Positive Stories for Boys who want to “Change the World Without Killing Dragons”

The Cutest Board Book for a Baby Shower

If you know me at all, you probably know that I love giving books as baby shower gifts! (I also love giving adorable teeny little girl outfits, but that is only because I have never had a teeny little girl to play dress up with myself.) So, when I was approached by Stephanie from an … Continue reading The Cutest Board Book for a Baby Shower

Making Our City Better One Book at a Time

One of the things I love most about living in a big(ish) city is our access to so many awesome places and programs that help others. There are a myriad of ways to be involved in community efforts. You can donate your time to pack food for the hungry (like my oldest son and I … Continue reading Making Our City Better One Book at a Time

How to Code a Sandcastle – A Book to Introduce Kids to Code

We made our first summertime trip to the bookstore last week, and we picked up some awesome titles that I've had my eye on for a few weeks now. We also signed up for the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program! If we read eight books (which honestly we have already done since we went … Continue reading How to Code a Sandcastle – A Book to Introduce Kids to Code