A Perfectly Messed-Up Story – And Other Books to Teach Perseverance

I love it when a library book is great. I don't mean a library book you put on hold because you knew you wanted to read it, or one you set out to find, or even one you picked because you know the author is great. I mean just one you happened to pick up … Continue reading A Perfectly Messed-Up Story – And Other Books to Teach Perseverance

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

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!

Mr. Snitzel’s Cookies – Grit – and giving back

Ok guys, this one is special. So many things have been going on in our lives lately, and my brain has been in a million different places every day. With so many things happening in the news and so many things happening in our own lives, it is sometimes difficult to focus. So, I have … Continue reading Mr. Snitzel’s Cookies – Grit – and giving back