4 Children’s Books About Famous Swimmers

This post is written in partnership with Goldfish Swim School. Amazon links are referral links. Last month, I shared how Goldfish Swim School is helping my youngest son overcome his fear of water. But Goldfish isn't just for beginners. My oldest son (age 7) has taken...

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30 Picture Books About World-Changing Women

Women have been changing the world for centuries, but many times they've had to overcome bias and hardship to do so. There is much to be learned from the stories of amazing women who were able to break down barriers and make a difference. Books about awesome women are...

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9 Children’s Books About Passover

Every year, Jewish people around the world celebrate Passover. The holiday is a remembrance of the Jewish people's liberation from Egyptian slavery during the time of Moses. It's also a feast that is characterized by gratitude, love, and remembering blessings. Does...

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15 Children’s Books About Women in Science

Our world has been shaped by the contributions of many great scientists over the centuries, both male and female. However, because of cultural biases, the contributions of women have not always been recognized or celebrated. Thankfully, women in science are being...

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7 Children’s Books about Enjoying the Great Outdoors

While I believe there's much to be learned from books, I definitely don't think kids should spent all their time inside with their heads down. There's so much to be learned by getting out and experiencing the great outdoors -- and you can always take your books with...

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7 Books for Kids Who Are Afraid to Swim

This post was written in partnership with Goldfish Swim School. My six-year-old hates water. He's hated it since his first bath. Anything that involves getting his face wet he avoids like the plague. That has made learning to swim pretty difficult. However, learning...

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9 Children’s Books About the Circus

For weeks, my kids have been anticipating the opening of Circus -- Starring You! at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. We finally got to check it out on opening day and...wow! It's truly an impressive combination of education and fun, with a healthy dose of...

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8 Children’s Books About the Orchestra

This post is sponsored by the Carmel Symphony Orchestra. Amazon links are referral links.  Growing up, I was always an "artsy" kid. I gained so much from being exposed to the arts at a young age, and I've always wanted the same for my own children. Exposing my...

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Interview | Talking Mars with Author Carole P. Roman

This post is sponsored by The Children's Book Review and Carole P. Roman. Amazon links are referral links.  I have been a fan of author Carole P. Roman for a long time. Though her educational books, she takes kids back in time and around the world, and teaches them...

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