Books for Boys: Recommendations for ages 7-10

tales of a fourth grade nothing

Mr. A is a reader, much like his mama was/is. The only problem with that is I’m constantly scrambling for appropriate reading material – for both his age and his interests. Thank goodness for Facebook and other blogs to tell me what other kids his age (and older) are reading. Right now he’s eight and… [Read More]

Great Children’s Books for Thanksgiving

great-books-for-thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my second favorite holiday. To be honest, it’s a close race for first place, but Christmas still takes the cake. I think that Thanksgiving kicking the door wide open to the Christmas season is one of the reasons I love it so much. I really love Thanksgiving though, because it reminds each and… [Read More]

6 Books for Celebrating Earth Day with Children

Earth Day Books Pin

When Earth Day rolls around, I feel like I need to shine a special little light on all things green. Sure, we recycle in our house, we turn the lights off when we leave a room, and love talking about the creatures of the world and how we respect the earth. But… EARTH DAY! A… [Read More]

Books for preschoolers and kindergarteners

Read Across America

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.” It’s Read Across America Day today and the celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. I know the kids are celebrating at both of their schools this week, but we’re also talking about it at home. I’ve been an… [Read More]