Usborne Joining Special

Here’s the Reading Scoop! Just in time for Summer, Usborne Books & More is offering an Usborne Joining Special. Sometimes my passion gets me in trouble, but not with books. Books lead me to educate and inspire. So I must share this book special with you. This trailblazer is perfect for starting a home business.…

5 Tips to Rock your $5 Book Day

You’ve joined the greatest direct sales company! Now what? Have you heard of the $5 Book Day? This is an awesome way to work with local schools in your area. 5 Tips to Rock your $5 Book Day Here are 5 tips I’ve used to create an awesome $5 Book Day Use Consignment to get…

6 ways to Rock your Usborne Books & More Business

Home Parties Home Parties are cozy and fun! Girls Nights, Wine, and Books! After introductions, have each guest pick up a book to share with the whole group. This will get everyone thinking and talking about the books! Home Parties are great for getting one-on-one time in with the guests. They’re also awesome for a…

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…

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…

The 10 Best Read Alouds for any Child

Read-alouds are fun for any family, but finding the best ones in the thousands that are out there can be difficult. Here are 10 of my favorite read-alouds for any child! 1.Animally– This adorable hardcover book uses adverbs to describe the love of a parent to a child. “I love you speedily like a hare.…

$5 Book Day with Usborne Books & More

Just another way to get Usborne and Kane Miller books into your school is a $5 Book Day. This concept is very similar to a book fair, with a few differing aspects. Location Book fairs can take place at a school or daycare. A $5 book day will ideally take place at a school because…

Why I Joined Usborne Books & More

Usborne Books & More is now driving one of my passions: literacy, but it wasn’t always that simple. Joining Usborne Books & More I joined Usborne Books & More in Houston, TX about a year and a half away, almost by chance. My sister had randomly heard of the company and hosted an online Facebook…

Environmental Print, Learning through Print, McDonalds, Childhood

Learning through Environmental Print

  Environmental Print Before getting my first teaching job, I remember fearing the possibility of teaching kindergarten. Why? I feared all the stuff you need! A good chunk of that “stuff” is Environmental Print.  What is Environmental Print? Logos and signs, many of which you will see as you’re driving by a busy shopping center…