It is November 9th and that means there are just 6 full weeks until Christmas Day and until Hunukkah begins. It is time to put on those thinking caps and start planning perfect presents for everyone on your lists- (Santa loves to get good ideas). Pre-teens can be tricky. They are beginning to grow out of some toys but they still love to play. Here are several pre-teen gift … [Read more...] about Pre-Teen Gift Ideas For The Holidays
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My kids just got a special gift sent straight from the North Pole! In this box, they discovered Elf Pets: A Saint Bernard Tradition. They are so excited because we all love the holiday season and the St. Bernard puppy adds to the North Pole magic and Christmas spirit. This new addition to our holiday season will be a fun new tradition for our family with reading the book, … [Read more...] about Elf Pets: A Saint Bernard Tradition Adds To North Pole Magic
Raising a child has never been a small feat. And the world today is saturated with technology and toys and endless gadgets all competing for the attention of your little ones. As a parent, your kids mean the world to you, so it’s only natural to want to give, give, give. While your children may feel loved initially when we buy them things, little by little the feeling wears off … [Read more...] about 4 Children’s Books to Overcome Entitlement Attitude
My children love to read and I love to read to them. Even now that they are old enough to read long chapter books all by themselves, they still love for me to read them picture books at bedtime. As a parent, I love reading children's books with positive teaching messages. This way the story becomes a great leaping off point for discussions and gives us an opportunity to talk … [Read more...] about Children’s Books With Positive Teaching Messages
Ahh... reading. It is one of the great joys in life. Seriously, whether for pleasure or education or both, reading is a fantastic skill that allows you to do so many things. My kids love reading. I have a 10 year old daughter and and an 8 year old son and they can both be found reading in their spare time. People ask me all the time what I did to make my kids love reading … [Read more...] about Amazing Young Reader Books Giveaway – Start Them Reading Young!
Let's face it, reading opens the door to adventures and learning. Taking the time to read to children is not only a great bonding experience that you can both enjoy together, it is also a great way to inspire your child to love reading. I have a rule. Whenever, my son asks me to read him a book, I read it. No matter if I am busy or tired. I know he will only be asking me that … [Read more...] about Encourage Kids To Read This Summer!
You know those parents that are so creative and involved and fun that you just wonder how they do it? Well, today, I am introducing you to just such a story. This post is sponsored by Together Tales and all opinions express are my own. I am seriously blown away by the how this creative dad is and how he took such a wonderful practice and made it easy for even us busy parents to … [Read more...] about Together Tales- An Interactive Kids Book Series