2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Create a Family Experience

Our goal this year is to help you find time to be together as a family. End the year with what matters most. We have four separate gift guides that will help…

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4 Reasons to Read Books in a Series

During my eleven years in the classroom, I encountered all sorts of readers. One of the common themes I noticed with those who loved books was many of them were reading a…

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Fairy Tales From Around the World

Fairy Tales are magical. That’s what we love about a story; something that draws us in and allows us to escape reality. When we’re little, these stories excite our creative minds and…

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Poetry Tea Time: Apples for Fall

A great way to change up reading time with your kids is to incorporate food or activities to go along with it. This simple practice will help to make the experience more…

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Books for Back to School [3rd – 5th Grade]

There’s a new year ahead and that always brings a thrill of excitement. I love the smell of freshly sharpened pencils, the bright colors in a new pack of crayons, and the…

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Teaching Character Traits with Books: The Perfect Shelter by Clare Welsh

The Perfect Shelter is a fantastic book to read with even your youngest kiddos. Today I want to share with you how you could use it as a mentor text in order…

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