In my world, there’s no such thing as having too many books on your to-read list. I will listen eagerly anytime someone wants to recommend a good read for me or my kids.  Since I’ve been a confirmed book...
Grandparents Day 2021 is September 12th! I cherished my relationship with my grandparents and celebrate the relationship my daughter has developed with hers. We grow a “farm”, play games, travel, laugh, and read LOTS of books. Grandparents are the best.  Celebrate...
Just in time for summer, the 2022 Flume Book Award Nominees for 9-12th graders were just announced. Whether you have the passionate reader in your home or the reluctant teen reader in your home, there is something for everyone! Check...
Looking for some new picture books celebrating moms? 2020 and 2021 did not disappoint! From stories of gentle everyday home life to those of inspiring women, we've got you covered. Check out these five newer releases at your local...
Happy New Year everyone! Did you make a resolution to read more this year? I used to set a reading goal  (a book a month, for example) but that was not a successful project.  So instead, I developed a...
Between typical Seacoast weather and Covid, we’re all facing more at-home time in the next few months. I am keeping that in mind when I buy presents for the kids on my list this holiday season. We will definitely...
It's almost gift-giving season (check out our extensive 2020 Holiday Gift Guide). Of course, as a librarian and huge bibliophile, my go-to gift is always books - easy to wrap, mail, and hide in the dresser or under the...
No matter one’s age, big emotions are HARD. That’s why as parents, one of our most important responsibilities is to teach our tiny humans about difficult emotions…and how to handle them. As a professional therapist, I thought that having...
Whether this September brings homeschooling, remote schooling, hybrid schooling, or in-person schooling, we all need more stories of kindness. Rather than launch into my traditional back-to-school book roundup, I want to share some empathy-building, bucket-filling children's books about kindness...
Times are seriously WEIRD. I'll be honest - our family is feeling the strain. We're totally fine. But it is wearing on us. As my neighbor just posted in a group text, "I feel like an Olympian if I survive...

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