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Together Time, Blue's Clues and the Challenge Years

Long before I considered teaching my children from home our family had adopted the habit of morning time. We’d come together, open God’s word, pray, read, play and discover the world before separating into our individual routines. 1,090 more words

Challenge

Where are They Now? When Your Favorite Picture Books Go Out of Print

Earlier this summer, as I was putting together a summer/beach-themed booklist for my library’s website I thought of one of my all-time favorite beach picture books, … 384 more words

Picture Books

Lane and Lauren's World is on YouTube!

Toy reviews, unboxings, movie trailers, cake decorating tutorials, even watching other kids play (!?)… the girls love them some YouTubeKids.  As opposed as I am to overdoing the screen time, we do allow the girls restricted tablet time – and it’s given them plenty of ideas!   284 more words

Kids

Picture Book Review: Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros & Brianne Farley

Review: Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros, illus. Brianne Farley
Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you!
Publication: March 14, 2017 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt…
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What's in the Library Bag: The Summer Reading Edition

Happy summer everyone!

This year I am celebrating my first summer without the task of changing diapers in a DECADE!! Which means there is actually a little daylight to sit down and read without stopping to clean up someone’s digested food waste. 2,863 more words

Favorites

50 of the Best Preschool Books!

I LOVE reading books to my boys! They seem to especially love funny books and books about whatever they are into at the moment. W, who is 3, is obsessed with animals so of course every book he picked out from the library the last time we went had an animal on the cover. 480 more words

Books

Picture Book Review: Pete With No Pants by Rowboat Watkins

Review: Pete With No Pants by Rowboat Watkins
Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you!
Publication: May 2, 2017 by Chronicle Books
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