6 Children’s Books About Bowling

This post is sponsored by Main Event Entertainment.  Bowling with kids can be hard. The balls are heavy; the lanes are long. It can be easy for little ones to get discouraged if their ball goes in the gutter more often than it hits a pin. Our family has found a new...

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7 Children’s Books About Sloths

My middle son loves pugs, but my favorite animal has to be the sloth. They're just the right mix of lazy and adorable, and the faces they make are absolutely hilarious! I'm always sneaking books about sloths into our library pile. Thankfully, the kids don't object too...

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9 Children’s Books About Pugs

My middle son loves pugs. He's generally nervous around dogs, but pugs are the exception. He gets so excited any time we meet a pug in person, and if he sees a pug toy, pug shirt, or anything else featuring these wrinkly pups, he starts counting his allowance money to...

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20 Children’s Books About LGBT+ Families

When I was a kid, the definition of family seemed to be pretty rigid -- mom, dad, and children. Some kids I knew had stepparents, but basically, I thought all families followed the same formula. The truth is, families come in all shapes and sizes, with all kinds of...

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5 Children’s Books That Can Get Wet

This post was written in partnership with Goldfish Swim School.  Four weeks ago, we welcomed our third little boy into the world. We're very excited that he's here and he's healthy. Best of all, his big brothers are absolutely thrilled with him! One of the questions I...

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9 Picture Books About Trains

This post was written in partnership with Day Out With Thomas.  There's just something about trains that kids love. The sound, the speed, the colors; they all work together to draw in little ones. No train is more loved by young children than Thomas the Tank Engine....

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5 Children’s Books About Juneteenth

Have you heard of Juneteenth? I will admit that I didn't learn that June 19th was recognized as a special day called Juneteenth until I was in college. Juneteenth marks June 19, 1865, the day that the abolition of slavery was announced in Texas, and is also recognized...

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7 Children’s Books About Ramadan

One of our family goals for the year has been to learn more about cultures and traditions that are different than our own. We knew very little about the Muslim observance of Ramadan, so my boys and I set out to learn more together. Ramadan is the ninth month of the...

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