Rachel’s Day in the Garden Book Review

About the Book Title: Rachel’s Day in the Garden (A Kids Yoga Spring Colors Book) | Author: Giselle Shardlow | Illustrator: Hazel Quintanilla | Publication Date: December 23, 2014 | Publisher: Kids Yoga Stories | Number of pages: 34 | Recommended age: 3 to 6 years Summary: Experience the benefits […]

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Kid Lit Blog Hop and Goodreads Link-up

Welcome to the 60th Kid Lit Blog Hop! If you’re an author, publisher, or blogger, feel free to link up a post related to children’s literature.  If you’re a person wanting to see what’s happening in the world of kid-lit, please poke around the link-up and pop in on any […]


Benefits of Reading with your Children 8

As a parent or caregiver, you probably know that reading to your kids is good for them.  But do you realize just how many underlying benefits there are to that simple act of sitting down with your child and a good book?   Here are just some of the reasons […]

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Kid Lit Blog Hop #59 and Pinterest Link Up

It’s that time again! Come join this community of authors, bloggers, and parents who love kid lit at the 59th Kid Lit Blog Hop. We continue to develop a dynamic and engaged community of children’s books bloggers, authors, publishers, and publicists. You are always welcome to join us by popping […]


Children’s Book Week Kindle and Cash Giveaway 3

I am very pleased to be one of the sponsors of this amazing giveaway hosted by Mother Daughter Book Reviews.  We are working in collaboration with the other fabulous sponsors listed below to be coordinating a giveaway for a Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition 7″ Tablet + $50 gift card/cash. (Or you […]

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Caterpillar Shoes Book Blast and $50 Amazon Giveaway

About the Book Title: Caterpillar Shoes | Author: Angela Muse | Illustrator: Ewa Podles | Publication Date: March 26, 2015 | Publisher: 4EYESBOOKS | Pages: 28 | Recommended Ages: 0 to 8 Summary: Patches is an energetic caterpillar who is trying to decide what activities to do. In the end, […]


Katie and The North Star Book Blast and $25 Amazon Giveaway

  About the Book Title: Katie and the North Star | Authors: Bethany Lopez and Katie Lopez | Illustrator: Hetty Mitchell | Publication Date: March 13, 2015 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 26 | Recommended Ages: 2 to 6 Summary: Katie and the North Star is a book filled with […]

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Mini Myths Board Book Review and Kid Lit Blog Hop with Twitter Linky 7

This week as part of the 58th Kid Lit Blog Hop, I’m including my reviews of the latest additions to Joan Holub’s Mini Myths board book series. (You may be familiar with this prolific writer through one of her many other books such as Mighty Dads. Her newest books, Brush […]


Fun Things for the Family to do in Boston 1

I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Boston, Massachusetts a multitude of times, but only recently have I gone with my daughter.  Having her along for the trip caused me to choose some different places to visit.  Here are just a few of the places my toddler and I enjoyed together. […]

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Make Way for Ducklings Matching Activities with Printables 6

One of the signs of spring is the sight of mallard ducks with their ducklings. Our recent sighting of these feathered friends has inspired me to pull out our copy of Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey. (affiliate link: see disclosure) It is a classic book I love about […]