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The Children's Bookshelf: A 2 Year Old's Top 10 "Reads"

Time is flying!! I can’t believe my little man is 2 years old already(and we’re expecting a new baby in October so there’s even more excitement here!)  He’s reached a stage where his love of words and books is really starting to show, and I find it quite exciting. 825 more words

The Childrens' Shelf

Book Review: The Grasshopper and the Ants

This is one of my favorite Silly Symphonies (1934) and I have a few items of memorabilia featuring it in my collection. It’s a classic tale of industriousness versus laziness with the lead character, the Grasshopper, learning a sobering lesson… the hard way! 311 more words


ursula nordstrom

So we’re clear (and sorry, Mom), I’ve made up my mind to just cover my arms in children book’s characters. And apparently, I have  71 more words


An Ode to Spring

Spring makes my heart so happy. I thought I would share the season’s preliminary gifts from my garden. But first..

When my children were teeny tiny, they had a sweet little book that I loved to read to them every spring, “Home for a Bunny” by Margaret Wise Brown. 148 more words


The Sentence I Pulled Together

I had the opportunity to hear Brene Brown speak a few days ago while attending SXSW. I love the way she uses stories to give purpose to research and science. 684 more words


Dear Genius - Ursula Nordstrom

Thanks to Phinney Books’ newsletter recommendation, I picked up Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom (ed. Leonard S. Marcus), which is one of the most delightful books I’ve read in a while. 903 more words


Kids Book of the Week: The Dead Bird - Margaret Wise Brown, Illus. Christian Robinson

Kudos to Harper for reissuing this profound little classic by Margaret Wise Brown. I remember this this book from my own childhood–bumping across it in the library and bringing it home. 533 more words