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

12 Dinosaur Books for Preschoolers

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 12 Dinosaur Books for Preschoolers

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

Reading with Expression: And the PERFECT books to help you do so!

If you missed the post all about this 4 part series, click here to see what I'm up to. If not, welcome to my first easy tip to help boost early reading skills: Reading with Expression! Reading is supposed to be fun, and this tip is one of the best ways to make it more … Continue reading Reading with Expression: And the PERFECT books to help you do so!

Wait?!…Weird Al writes children’s books?

When I came across When I Grow Up for the first time in a used bookstore, that was my exact thought! I had no idea that Weird Al wrote children's books. My memories of Weird Al were all from crazy parody songs some kid had me listen to on the bus back from a school show choir … Continue reading Wait?!…Weird Al writes children’s books?