Children’s Book Deals 12/5/2016

It's a great time of year to shop for books! It seems like almost every book I've purchased as a Christmas gift this week was marked down, which means -- I can buy more books! If there's a particular book or series you're hoping to snag for your child (or yourself!),...

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5 Chapter Book Series for Reluctant Readers

As a former teacher who loves to read, I had a hard time dealing with the fact that my oldest son was a somewhat reluctant reader. He liked to read; he was good at reading. He simply didn't want to sit still long enough to get through a chapter book. He saw all the...

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21 Christmas Books with a Christian Theme

For many families, including ours, Christmas is a religious holiday. Celebrations go beyond Santa and Rudolph to focus on the biblical account of the birth of Jesus and what that means for us today. Our family has always tried to balance the secular elements of...

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Children’s Book Deals 11/7/2016

I didn't find a TON of great deals this week, but I did find a few that I thought were worth sharing. In addition to these deals, I highly recommend checking Amazon for any Halloween books you might want to add to your collection for next year. There are some really...

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4 Books About Dealing With Strangers

My oldest child has always been a social butterfly. I knew from a young age we'd have to talk about interacting with strangers -- early and often. I aim to be more free range in my parenting, so I knew I would have to equip him with the skills with dealing with...

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Children’s Book Deals 8/22/2016

Happy Monday! It's our first day of homeschool, and my first year of schooling two kids at home. I've only had to break up one fist-fight today! We go to a hybrid school, so they head to the classroom on Thursday. I think by then I'll be ready for a break. In the...

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5 (Very) Early Chapter Book Series for Young Readers

When my oldest was in Kindergarten, he longed to read chapter books. Many of his friends were advanced readers, and he wanted to be just like them. He would select Magic Treehouse and A to Z Mysteries books at the library, and then get frustrated when he couldn't read...

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Children’s Book Deals 8/15/2016

More than one of these deals has found their way into my Amazon shopping cart today! There are great savings on Pete the Cat, Louis Sachar, and a funny pirate tale. Here are the deals for this week:   Prices are accurate at time of posting, but are subject to...

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11 Books for Families Expecting a New Baby

Welcoming a new baby to the family is an exciting and joyous event...that can also be really hard to understand if you're the expectant older sibling. Young children can have a hard time understanding why the new addition requires so much time and attention. They may...

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