Hands-on Activities for Hanukkah

Every year families choose family traditions to celebrate the holidays. Here are a few gift ideas to celebrate Hanukkah.  Hands-on Activities Give your children gifts that allow experiences they can remember. Here are three of the best hands-on activities. Let’s start off with a family-fun puzzle. Learning and fun in one! Atlas & Jigsaw Puzzle-…

Michelle Nelson-Schmidt's Best Children's Books

Books by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt

   Michelle Nelson- Schmidt is one amazing writer, illustrator, and friend. Here are some of my favorite stories written by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. Inspirational Books: Bob is a Unicorn In this story by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt, Bob is a little different. Bob thinks he’s a unicorn, but the other animals just don’t see it.  Just like in…

This or That? Animal Books for All Ages

Animal books are so popular and some of my favorites! With over 2,000 Usborne Books & More titles to choose from, it’s often hard to decipher which books will work best for which ages. Here are just a few of the many animal books we offer. To browse all of our books, be sure to…

Bless Families Hit by Hurricane Harvey

Families all over the Houston area have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. My Family  was  fortunate and only lost our use of sewage for a few weeks. I know families personally that were greatly affected. Whether they lost it all or ended up knee-deep in mold and drywall, these families could use some love. I’ve…

My thoughts after Hurricane Harvey

I’ve been debating what to say the past few days. My family and I are safe and some of the fortunate few in the city of Houston and surrounding areas. The past week seems like it has lasted a lifetime. I’ve seen friends lose it all and a good portion of our city is still…

Usborne Books & More, Direct Sales, Stay at Home Mom, Childhood

The Best Direct Sales Company for Stay at Home Moms

Many direct sales companies are great for stay at home Moms, but I believe one stands out among the rest. Usborne Books & More is the Best Direct Sales Company for a Stay at home Mom. Here are 5 reasons this company is the best for stay at home moms: 1. Work your own hours…

The day Michelle Nelson-Schmidt came to visit 

It’s 1:00 in the morning and I can’t sleep. Why? Because this day will forever be known as the day author Michelle Nelson-Schmidt came to my house! Don’t know Michelle Nelson-Schmidt? You should! She is one of the most positive and inspiring people you will ever encounter. She came to Houston, where I reside, for…

Make Shark Week a Learning Experience

Shark Week is an amazing opportunity for all kinds of learning! Children can learn so much new information and see that learning is fun all through learning about sharks. These Usborne books will increase your children’s knowledge even more! Don’t let this week go by without soaking up new ways to make learning fun for…