Night Buddies in the Kitchen

One thing young readers notice right away about the Night Buddies Adventures is that Crosley loves pineapple cheesecake. One way to enhance the Night Buddies reading experience is to make a pineapple cheesecake with your child. Cooking together is not only fun and yummy but can also build reading skills....

Read Aloud at All Ages

We were late to the Harry Potter series. Three or four books were already out when we got the first one. We decided to read it aloud together as a family. That began a years-long journey together through the world of Hogwarts. When the final book of the series, Harry...

Supreme Court Justice Inspires Kids Through Books

Many well-known people use their platforms to inspire and educate children through writing books. One of the latest to do so is U. S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Justice Sotomayor is releasing her third book for young readers in January 2022. Just Help! How to Build a Better World...

How To Keep Your Children Interested In Reading During Back-To-School Season

Getting your child interested in reading during the summer is the perfect recipe for success—they have months of free time, there are plenty of "summer light" stories for them to get easily invested in, and they can take a book anywhere from the beach to the pool for an afternoon...

Children’s Books To Enjoy Before the End of Summer!

August is coming to a close, but if you're anything like me, you might be gripping on to the end of summer before it slips away for good! To help keep the summer feeling alive, here are four books that you can enjoy reading with your little ones: (more…)

Having Trouble Getting Your Child To Read? Try An E-Reader!

I've written in the past about how I'm not much of an e-reader myself. However, when it comes to keeping kids engaged in reading, I'll try just about anything! E-readers have come a long way in the last few years, and for kids who are more comfortable with using technology...

Best Children’s Books To Take On Your Summer Camping Trip!

One of my favorite activities to do with my son over the summer is go camping! Whether it's you and your family out in nature, or you're sending your kids away for their first summer camp experiences, the perfect companion will always be a great book. Here are my top...

4 Reasons You Should Turn Your Children’s Book Into A Series

From Diary of a Wimpy Kid to Harry Potter, have you ever noticed that the most exciting and popular children's books come in a series? A book series is something that can draw you in for long periods of time, and something that can keep you excited to continue reading...

How To Make 2021 The Year Your Child Learns To Love Reading!

There’s nothing better than the feeling you get as a parent when you walk into your child’s bedroom to see that they've traded their iPad for a book! Wondering how to make that happen for your own children? Here are my tips to help turn your kid into a book...

Your Bookworm-Friendly Summer Bucket List Is Here!

May is here, and summer is just around the corner. You know what that means...more time for endless reading! If you're a bookworm like me, this bucket list will keep you entertained all summer long. So turn up the AC, grab an ice cold drink, and let's get started. (more…)

Why I Still Love Reading Children’s Books As An Adult

It’s a common belief that children’s books are meant for…well…children. The truth is, though, that children's literature is meant to be enjoyed by anyone who reads it. Children's authors often know that parents are reading right alongside their children, which means that a lot of their books are filled with...

The Best Middle Grade Books To Teach Your Kids About Resilience

If there is one quality kids need these days, it's resilience. Between last year's school shutdowns, an entire year of heavy news, and now beginning the process of going back into school and normal life again, resilience is something kids are figuring out (whether they like it or not). One...

Middle Grade Books You’ll Love This Spring Break!

Can you believe we're already in spring break season? For kids this means a week off of school, but for us parents, spring break is really more of a week of trying to find ways to entertain our children. Whether you're able to get out of your house and take...

Why You Need To Buy Books Written By Indie Authors

You might not realize it, but most of the books on your shelf are probably written by traditionally published authors. They're the titles most people tend to hear about right away—Stephen King, John Grisham, JK Rowling. But did you know that there is an entire world of books out there...

4 Tips for Organizing Your Bookshelf

We are officially entering spring, and you know what that means... It's time to get a head start on your spring cleaning! As someone who purchases a lot of books, my bookshelf is always in need of a refresh around this time of year, which puts it at the top...

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