Reading Order of Usborne and Kane Miller Books

Some chapter books need to be read in order, while others need can be read in any order. Reading Order of Usborne and Kane Miller Books Which Usborne and Kane Miller Books need to be read in order? As an Usborne Books & More Consultant, this is a question I get fairly often. There are…

Local Storytime at Chloe’s Closet

Recently, I was connected with an awesome owner, of a sweet family-oriented resale boutique. Just walking in, you’ll know this place is special. From the beautifully kept clothing to the homemade good by work-at-home moms, you will fall in love with this store. You’ll love the owner, Hannah, even more! She has return customers for…

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…

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…

Michelle Nelson Schmidt, an Amazing Author to Follow

Michelle Nelson-Schmidt, an amazing author to follow

As a former teacher, plus a mom and Usborne Books & More Consultant, I love learning about authors. There are some incredible authors out in the world, but I have a few personal favorites. One of my favorite authors is Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. If you love books, reading, and some fantastic positive energy, you’ll love her…

Simple Ways to make Reading Fun 

Make Reading Fun! School starts out serious from such an early age now. Just the other day a friend was mentioning that many four-year-olds are already reading. We’re pushing our kids younger and younger and what does this lead to? Burn-out big time! Burn-out at an early age. We need to show our children from…

Interactive "Flaslight" Books

Interactive “Flashlight Books”

Make Reading Fun! It is so important to make reading fun for our little ones! Our children are growing up so fast these days and many lose the love of learning quickly. As parents, we need to change this! One easy way to make reading fun is to build forts and forts go absolutely perfectly…

How Working Out Makes Me a Better Mom

How Working Out makes Me a Better Mom

With a two-year-old and a three-month-old, this Momma is tired! My first two months after having Justin was rough. I was emotional. I mean emotional. I’m normally emotional, but this was bad. I would cry uncontrollably for no reason whatsoever. Once Justin started sleeping more in the night, I began to start working out again.…

Create your own Story-time!

Create your own Story-time by following these steps! Find the stuffed animals you have the most of at home… dogs, bears, cats, whatever happens to be around your house. Mine ended up being dogs. Take pictures of the stuffed animals to create a “That’s not my” book as described below. Use cardboard (I prefer color…