Healthy Nutrition Books for Kids

  Eating healthy has always been important to me.  I do eat my fair share of ‘treats’ but I try to eat many healthy items each day.  Since I have had my boys, I have noticed how much of an example my eating habits are on their eating.  Reading aloud and cooking together has really helped our eating habits!  So let’s read, cook, and eat healthy…

The Best Books About Being a Good Friend

I am so thankful for the friendships in my life!  Being a good friend is extremely important to me!  I teach my children to be kind and loyal friends.  These habits can stay with you through your childhood and adult years.  When I go to parent teacher meetings or listen to other parents, the way they speak about the kindness of my children is what stays with me.  Reading about…

10 Butterfly Books to Read with Kids

When I was a child, my mom always got us a special spring surprise, a caterpillar kit!  I can still feel the excitement when we opened the box!  It was amazing to be able to watch the caterpillars grow and change in their life cycles.  I continue this tradition with my own kids.  It makes me remember the way my mom always taught us in fun engaging ways! This year…

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site Math Game

  We read Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker together.  Just like the trucks in the story needed to go to sleep, we talked about the toy vehicles in our house needing a place to sleep.  My boys LOVE their toy trucks, cars, and airplanes!  I always hear them saying, ‘Vroom!, Vroom!’ We decided a garage was a good place for the toys to sleep. Could…