Happy Thanksgiving! Here Are 4 Thanksgiving Books You’ll Love

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! Whether you're able to safely celebrate with family or you're spending the holiday alone, I hope you can find some time today to reflect on something you're thankful for, even in this difficult year. To help you get in the Thanksgiving spirit (even without the traditional celebrations),...

How I Wrote A Children’s Book Series As A Single Father

When my son John was born, I didn’t expect to become a stay-at-home father. I didn’t know any other dads who stayed at home to take care of their kids most of the time. I didn’t grow up with a stay-at-home father, and the concept of being a man who...

The Best YA Book Adaptations to Stream This Fall

With COVID-19 numbers on the rise again, it looks like we're going to need some great in-home entertainment to get us through social distancing this fall! We all know I'm a fan of turning to books in my free time, but I can't deny that there are some excellent book...

4 Books To Enjoy This Halloween!

As hard as it may be to believe...Halloween 2020 is almost upon us! While we might not be out trick-or-treating this year, a fun way to still get in the Halloween spirit is by spending the night reading some spooky, fun books! Here are some recommendations for you AND your...

Children’s Books That Teach About Voting!

Can you believe we're only just over a month away from another presidential election? More young people seem to be getting involved than ever before, and it's important for your younger kiddos to understand what everyone in the world seems to be talking about! Here are a few books that...

4 Books To Get You In The Fall Spirit!

Fall is officially here, and you know what that means...Halloween movies, fall-scented candles, and pumpkin-spiced everything! My personal favorite part about this time of year is getting to cozy up with a comforting book. If you and your little one are looking for a book to get you in the...

4 Ways Authors Find Their Inspiration

One of the most mysterious parts of being a writer is finding the inspiration for your next story. Sometimes a bestselling idea will hit you out of nowhere, but more often than not you have to go out into the world and seek inspiration. But where do you go? And...

Top 4 Benefits of Journaling for Kids

As we've navigated such a weird, difficult year, one of the top recommendations I've seen for adults is to start journaling as a form of self-care. But have you ever thought about how journaling might help your kids as well? Here are just a few of the benefits journaling gave...

The #1 Social Media Platform Authors Need To Get On

If you haven’t yet heard of Goodreads, it's time to start learning! Goodreads is the #1 social media platform for readers and authors. Users have the opportunity to rate, review, find great book recommendations, and so much more! I’ve been a user of Goodreads for a few years now (if...

4 Books To Prep Your Middle-Schoolers for Back-To-School

I can't believe it's already back-to-school season! Whether your school is re-opening, or your kids are going to start the school year online, the first day of school this year might be even more nerve-wracking than usual. Here are a few books for middle-graders that will help them work through...

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...

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