Read-Aloud Books Your Kids Will LOVE

Did you know that today is World Read Aloud Day? I thought it would be fun to celebrate with some of our favorite read-aloud books – particularly some you may not have heard of – as well as some tips for reading longer chapter books together. Great Picture Books to Read Aloud Press Here is […]

Black History Month: Books to Read

In honor of February being Black History month, I am sharing two books that we own that I recommend reading – starting with a book that I count as one of the most influential reads of my life. To Be a Slave by Julius Lester Author Julius Lester is descended from slaves, and this heritage […]

Celebrate the World with Multicultural Picture Books

Welcome to the 2015 Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Valarie and Mia started this day in order to raise awareness for the multicultural picture books that celebrate diversity, and to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries. I am thrilled to be cohosting this event for them this year! Ways to celebrate Multicultural Children’s […]

A Book Full of Great Kids Activities

I find my fellow bloggers very inspiring, so I was happy to review 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids (affiliate link) from my fellow kids activities blogger, Asia Citro. I read a lot of activity books for kids, and the things that sets this one apart from the rest is the number of taste-safe activities, as […]

Appreciating Diversity: Beautiful Rainbow World

The world is an incredible place, and I would love to travel it with my four kids. I know that living outside of the United States helped me develop a deeper appreciation for diversity. Mike’s job isn’t one that is likely to lead to us living in foreign countries, and our budget doesn’t have a […]