The Easiest Way to Teach your Child to Read

Teaching your child to read can be one of the most challenging and exciting times as a parent. My 4 year old will soon be going to kindergarten, but I felt he was really ready to learn to read from his knowledge of all the letters in the alphabet and the sounds they make. I…

Books for Parenting

Books that Make Parenting Easier

There are so many questions that can go through your mind as a parent. Why not make some parenting issues easier? Here I’ll introduce you to books that can help with Homework, Boredom, Church, Waiting for Appointments/Restaurants, Emotional Awareness, and Potty Training. Homework Helpers Homework or help with studying can be the biggest headache. Math,…

The Perfect New Books for Valentine’s Day

New Titles are in and two of these are the absolutest cutest book you will love for Valentine’s Day. The Apple of my Pie You’ll love looking at these familiar sayings in a new way in this adorable board book. Turn the page the regular way or use the peek through to turn the page…

Math Books with Usborne Books & More

Math is such a big concept and includes so many different topics. Abstract concepts like an actual addition problem using numbers and symbols like a plus sign must be combined with pictures for a visual. It’s much better to teach concrete first with pictures and later add in the numbers and number sentences. Here are…

Reusable Sticker Books

Reusable Sticker Books

Reusable Sticker books like All Better are best-sellers for a reason. Our children fall in love with them. Because children love them, it’s great to use them as a reading tool at the same time. Reread Again and Again Hold on to your boredom everyone! Reading the same book again and again can be a…

Read with Usborne

Read with Usborne Read with Usborne is a series of Early Readers ranging from Level 1-4. Parents can read these early readers with their children around age 4. Children will grow into reading these books on their own starting at Level 1. Level 1 Level 1 Readers are around a first grade level. There are…

Polly and Buster

Polly and Buster is the latest series by Sally Rippin. Sally Rippin is a well-known author and illustrator from Australia. Her best-selling series Hey Jack and Billie B. Brown are the perfect starter chapter books for emergent readers.  Polly and Buster: The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster Sally Rippin wrote Polly and Buster, a…

Usborne Books & More Convention

Usborne Books & More Convention 2019

I just got from the this year’s Usborne Books & More Convention.There’s so many new feelings and friends, but I’ll get to that later. Usborne Books & More Convention 2019 Traveling to Convention Traveling to Convention was nerve-wracking and invigorating at the same time. I’d never been away for my family for more than a…

I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening)

I think you’re wrong (but I’m listening)  Run, don’t walk, to get this book! Reshape your thinking, hold on to your convictions, and grow in political conversations through I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening)   Why is this book needed?  With the state of our country and the political environment of much of the…

Cordelia and the Whale

Cordelia and the Whale I just finished Cordelia and the Whale by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. Like many others, I have loved Michelle’s picture books and was thrilled to hear she was working on a novel following Cordelia as an adolescent. Set on an island, it seemed fitting to read this novel while on the island of…