Book Review: Max the Rabbit Plays Hide and Seek

I was recently sent a package of children's books for review by Clever Publishing. The first book my children and I read was a board book, Max the Rabbit Plays Hide and Seek, written by Julia Shigarova and illustrated by Valentina Yaskina. Max the Rabbit Plays Hide and Seek, written by Julia Shigarova and illustrated … Continue reading Book Review: Max the Rabbit Plays Hide and Seek

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I Won a New Book

About two weeks ago I entered a contest on Facebook. Kansas Public Radio was giving away a copy of Hillary Frank's book, Weird Parenting Wins. I almost never enter contests, but it was for a book I have been wanting to read. I'm happy I did, because I received notice on Monday that I had … Continue reading I Won a New Book

Hooray Heroes and a Free Sibling Color Book

A few days ago I was browsing and came across Hooray Heroes, a company that creates personalized children's books. The books are adorable and you can personalize them with your child's name and physical characteristics so they have a unique storybook all about themselves. How cool is that? I am excited to create one for … Continue reading Hooray Heroes and a Free Sibling Color Book

Rainy Day Activities for the Whole Family

We have had much more rain than normal over the summer, so Abby has not been able to play with her favorite outside toys as much as she would like. Ususally we enjoy playing in the playhouse, splashing in the water table, digging in the sandbox, riding her tricycle, and driving her Minnie Mouse Powerwheels … Continue reading Rainy Day Activities for the Whole Family

The Pages of my Childhood

Abby receives a new book each month from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program. If a library in your area participates you should check it out, or follow the link below to find more information. It is free to join and your child can receive a new book in the mail each month from birth … Continue reading The Pages of my Childhood

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Book Review: Big Box of Boynton Set 1!: Barnyard Dance! Pajama Time! Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs!

  I’ve always been a bookworm and I think this trait was passed along to Abby.  She has a bunch of books, but right now she has five favorites we must read over and over each day.  I love that she loves books at such a young age. Since we spend so much time reading I … Continue reading Book Review: Big Box of Boynton Set 1!: Barnyard Dance! Pajama Time! Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs!