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Nursery is a go!

I know I still have 6ish weeks to go, but the nursery is ready for Laramore! I had a good couple of days with minimal nausea and decent energy, and since Kelly was busy with her grandparents, it seemed like a good opportunity to make our home ready for the baby. 111 more words


The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

It seems crazy to review The Very Hungry Caterpillar, what else is there to say about this example of children’s book perfection? But this blog is as much about recording the books we read together as it is about reviewing them, and this was a classic even before I was born. 231 more words


The world of Eric Carle

Babu (petname my sis and bro uses for my daughter :) ) loves looking at pictures, paper, essentially anything printed. My family says she has inherited my passion for reading – me being a voratious reader to say the least. 404 more words

Fun Books for Little Ones

There is nothing like having a young child crawl up in your lap for story time.  The best books of all are those chunky little board books that are just right for chubby hands.  352 more words

Book Reviews

The Big Bug Mystery

This was the very last summer story time for the year. Our theme was bugs, insects, and all kinds of creepy-crawly creatures!

We started with another action rhyme from the  478 more words

Summer Story Time

Very Hungry Caterpillar Card Making Kit

Well my kids are enjoying the school holidays so far with lots of sunshine and places to go.
In the evenings just before bed they can get a little fed up and tend to moan they have nothing to do. 302 more words


Board Book Collection Development

Part of my responsibilities at Northgate is to assist in assessment and collection development of the children’s collection.

The end of July marked the deadline for the children’s librarian to order new board books and she asked me to help. 335 more words