7 Gifts for Book-Loving Babies

We added a new baby to our family this year, which means -- baby stuff! Of course, we've got lots of books for him and we're already reading to him daily. But a bookworm like myself also can't resist some precious book-themed baby gear as well. If you're looking for...

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Win Storybooks and Crafts from Dover Books

This post is sponsored by The Children's Book Review and Dover Books.  One of my favorite mantras for gift-giving at holiday time is: "Something you want; something you need; something to wear; something to read." It keeps expectations reasonable, and it includes...

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8 Children’s Books About Haunted Houses

One of our favorite fall traditions is visiting the Haunted House at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis every year. The 2017 theme is Wicked Woods, and we had the opportunity to check it out this week! As always, the Haunted House was the perfect mix of spooky and...

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Review | Baby Chomper’s Bath Time by Jeff Minich

This post is sponsored by The Children's Book Review and Nuggies, Inc. Book links are Amazon referral links. Baby Chomper is a very stinky little puppy, and that means he needs a bath! Baby Chomper hates bath time, but once he's in the tub, he realizes that bath time...

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4 Tips for Making the Most of Swim Lessons

This post is written in partnership with Goldfish Swim School. Devoting our time to swim lessons is one of the best decisions we've made this year. My two oldest boys are safer in the water, more confident, and they're having lots of fun. I'm loving see how they are...

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11 Halloween Board Books

This year will be my youngest son's first Halloween, and his big brothers can't wait to dress him up in a cute costume and show him off. They've generously offered to help him out by eating any candy he may receive! We've also pulled out some of our favorite Halloween...

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10 Children’s Books About Farming and Agriculture

Sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance. My oldest son fell in love with farms and farm animals when he was about four years old. Even though we've always lived in the city, he feels most at home in the country. Luckily, our home state of Indiana has a thriving...

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11 Children’s Books About Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. It is a two-day celebration marked by the blowing of a shofar, the eating of applies and honey, and a time of reflection before the celebration of Yom Kippur ten days later. The books listed below are a great introduction to this...

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