As parents, we obsess about whether or not our child is meeting milestones. I’m a first time mom and my son just turned 19 months old, which means we’re almost at that “2 year mark”. I’m also a constant worrier and right now what’s heavy on my mind is my little boy’s language development. Every […]
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A love for reading is a nonnegotiable in our family. Here are some of the best new classic kids’ books that are sure to become a favorite.
Reading opens up entire new worlds to you, transports you to new places, and lets you live vicariously through someone else. Want to slay a dragon? Track down a thief? Visit the moon? Learn about the discovery of radium? There is a book for that. Reading is a great way to introduce your kids to […]
Is it still nerdy to love the library if you have one as cool as the Orange County Library? I have always loved visiting libraries, and I have lots of memories wasting away long summer days in some corner with a stack of books next to me. Now I take my toddler and, yes, we check out books, […]
“I have a confession,” my gal pal told me. My nerves weren’t ready for this. What was this gal about to admit to me? I held on to my invisible seat. “My kid doesn’t have any books that have Black characters in them.” Oh. I wasn’t going to judge her. I’m sure she’s not the […]
A few weeks ago, I had lunch on a Saturday, wait for it—without the kids. Not only was my lunch date void of playing tick-tack-toe a thousand times too many, but it was full of wonderful conversation with my dear friend, and Winter Park author, Taryn Souders. We spent our time talking about her new […]
Have you ever made a book come to life? We did! And it happens to be on this year’s Sunshine State Young Readers book list, so parents of 3rd – 5th graders in particular might find inspiration in the idea. Sadly, I just discovered your window of opportunity to live this particular adventure closes on […]