4 Stories That Will Help Your Kids Manage Stress

As adults, it feels like there is so much we can find ourselves worrying about this year. But have you thought about how this stress translates to your kids? It's important to help your children find a way to better understand, communicate, and cope with stress and worry. One way...

4 Benefits of Reading During Stressful Times

Do you remember the days you were a kid, falling asleep to your parents reading you a bedtime story? Well, it turns out immersing yourself in a good book actually has benefits that can improve your entire life! As tempting as it is in current time to constantly scroll through...

Managing Your Child’s Mental Health During COVID-19

Let's face it: keeping your kids safe AND happy during COVID-19 is more of a challenge than we all want it to be. Kids who are used to socializing miss seeing their friends, and kids who are natural introverts may be struggling with the idea of re-integrating back into their...

Activities to Keep Your Middle-Schoolers Entertained At Home!

As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise, it looks like we're about to embark on another month of at-home activities. I know it can be hard to keep finding ways to keep your kids entertained—especially now that it's summer break! If you're looking for new and creative activities to do with...

Did You Know There Are Children’s Books About COVID-19?

During scary times in the world, books often help kids to process their "new normal." Whether it's a cancer diagnosis, the loss of a parent or sibling, or any other life-changing event, you can probably find a book that will help you and your child start a conversation about it...

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How To Turn Your Child Into A Book-Lover

It's not easy to get our kids hooked on reading when there are so many entertainment options available to them these days. Between Tik Tok, video games, and endless TV shows, it might feel like books are your child's last resort rather than the first thing to turn to when...

Classic Stories Your Children Will Love!

Summer vacation is just about here! That means your kids are about to embark on months of free time...and us parents have to find ways to keep them entertained! My favorite way to entertain kids is with books, and these classics are sure to keep them hooked! Charlotte's Web, by...

Children’s Books That Celebrate Diversity

One of the best trends to hit kid lit in recent years is the emphasis on diversity. For far too long, kids grew up reading books they weren't represented in. Now, you can find books that represent so many different types of people! Here are a few that you'll want...

Children’s Books to Read During a Summer At Home!

This summer may be shaping up a little different than usual for a lot of us. Instead of heading out on vacations across the country or the world, more of us are planning on staycationing in our own backyards. When you're getting the summer travel itch, here are a few...

How To Marie Kondo Your Bookshelves!

I don't know about you, but all of this extra time at home has been great for my spring cleaning! The one thing that always seems to get out of hand in my home are my bookshelves (you can never have too many books, right?). If you're in need of...

Top 3 Ways We Can Benefit From Creativity

Have you noticed that as our world has become more uncertain, more and more people are turning to creativity to express their feelings? Whether it's enjoying someone else's creation (like reading a book) or making their own creations (baking, painting, writing), it seems like creativity is finally starting to be...

I’m Giving Away The Night Buddies Series—For Free!

Looking for some new reading material for your kiddos? From now until midnight on April 30th, you can enter to win the entire Night Buddies collection! I'll be picking 5 winners to take home all three books to help you get through this extended time at home. Enter here to...

Fun Quarantine Activities for Book Lovers!

Is anyone else starting to feel a little stir crazy while stuck inside? As much as I love staying at home with a good book, sometimes you need a few other activities in your day to keep you entertained. Here are some fun activities that all you book lovers can...

Get in the Easter Spirit With These Children’s Books!

Can you believe Easter is this Sunday?! We're at a weird time in the world, but the holiday must go on—social distancing style! Whether you're able to decorate Easter eggs, cook a nice meal, tune into an Easter service online, or just spend time with your loved ones (on the...

4 Children’s Books About Hope and Resilience

I think we can all use a little bit of hope during this time period, and what better place to find it than in stories! Here are four children's stories that will leave you feeling a little more hopeful about the state of our world. Enjoy! Malala, a Brave Girl...

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How To Talk To Your Kids About COVID-19

These days, news about COVID-19 is everywhere. Even if you don't think your child knows much about the situation, chances are they've seen and heard more than you think they have. Here are a few tips I thought of to best handle such a sensitive conversation with your kiddos during...

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