I have a super exciting announcement to make. I have written my first book! You all know how important family is to me and you may also know how important my grandparents were in my own life. My new book is called Sharing Stories, Making Memories: A Journal for Grandparents and Grandchildren and it will be available on August 6th, just in time for my birthday! Check it out … [Read more...] about A Journal for Grandparents and Grandchildren
I love reading. I love that it can transport you to another world, help you understand technical details of subjects that you never knew about, or even help you empathize with characters that you meet in real life. Reading is great for developing your vocabulary and writing skills or just helping you relax on a rainy afternoon. My kids and husband love reading too. When they … [Read more...] about 7 Book Club Guidelines For A Family Book Club
It seems to me that one of the biggest lessons in life is the importance of balance. I think that most, if not all, mothers struggle with finding balance because with each bundle of joy comes major life changes. One of those changes is often deciding on the right work life balance for you. Today's post is brought to you by The Best of Both Worlds: How Mothers Can Find … [Read more...] about Finding Balance And Part Time Jobs For Moms
Parenthood is no doubt a wonderful gift. Parenthood opens your eyes and changes you as a person. Today I am happy to have, Danya Ruttenberg, author of Nurture the Wow: Finding Spirituality in the Frustration, Boredom, Tears, Poop, Desperation, Wonder, and Radical Amazement of Parenting (affiliate link below) talk about parenthood and seeing the kid in front of you. Her book … [Read more...] about Danya Ruttenberg on Parenthood and Seeing The Kid In Front Of You
My kids love to read. I'm not exaggerating one bit. My daughter is 10 and she has read more books than I can count including a 14 book fantasy series where each book averages about 1000 pages. My son is 8 and he is on book 6 of a wizard series. People ask me how I did it all the time and I tell them I read to my kids. I started reading to them at a few months old and we we … [Read more...] about How To Foster A Love Of Reading In Preschoolers
Whether you’re an avid novelist or simply a dedicated book collector, most homeowners and renters have spare books lying around. As technology becomes more prevalent, you might be reaching for your e-reader over hardcovers and paperbacks. But, don’t get rid of physical copies just yet. Instead, upcycle old books into décor pieces around your home for creative and intelligent … [Read more...] about How to Upcycle Old Books into Décor Statements
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 How To Encourage Kids To Read This Summer!