Toddler Books

Toddlers are super active… and can often be challenging to read with. Don’t give up! Look for books that are short in length, with pictures that catch your child’s interest, or silly books that get them laughing. 94 more words

Early Literacy

Books for Spring

We sorted through our books last week making sure we had all the ‘spring’ themed ones out (Mother’s Day, Easter, farm, bug and rabbit stories mainly!) and put away some of the other books. 399 more words

Pregnancy + Parenthood

Making More Board Books

I’ve made some new board books.  One is called “October Fun”.  The other is called “Going to the Island”.  October Fun is written in the first person of Q because she hasn’t had her own book previously but C had some in first person from before she was born.  230 more words

Toddler Truck Books

As a mom of a toddler boy I am amazed at my son’s innate fascination with all sorts of transportation.  It is nothing I taught him, but he has a love for buses, fire engines, planes, cars, motorcycles, trains, bikes, bulldozers, and TRUCKS!  336 more words

Children's Books

What we read in December...

So, drum roll please, here we finally are with my last, somewhat belated, 300 Picture Books Challenge post! We managed it in the end. Just! After a somewhat cockily swift start our 2014 reading, our variety greatly reduced once a second baby came into the household mix. 496 more words

Baby Bookworm

Reading While Running: Sharing Books with Toddlers

Reading to a child who won’t sit still is a challenge. But it is possible! Here are some tips on what to read, when to read and how to read to a running toddler. 291 more words


Llama Llama Misses Mama

Strange new teacher.
Strange new toys.
Lots of kids and lots of noise!

What would Llama like to do?
Llama Llama feels so new . . 87 more words

The Book Nook