My Favorite Picture Books for Fall

My Favorite Picture Books for Fall

Oh Fall, I just love you so much. Fall is hands down my favorite season. I’m thankful I can go outside without being drenched in sweat from Southern humidity. I love the colors, the crisp mornings, and ALL things pumpkin spice (yes, I totally fall for anything...
My Favorite Spring Children’s Books

My Favorite Spring Children’s Books

    Oh Spring. I am so glad you have arrived. The dreary days of Winter hang on my soul. Getting out in the sunshine, looking at the beautiful flowers, and hearing the return of the birds’ songs are so delightful. It also means it is time to replace...
My Favorite Winter Children’s Books

My Favorite Winter Children’s Books

For a long while now, I have kept a thematic picture book basket out at my house. Each season, holiday, theme, etc. I change out the books. I own a great deal of these books from my former kindergarten classroom, but you can always get these titles from the library. ...
A Literary Advent

A Literary Advent

I have a confession when it comes to Advent traditions. I love them because of the routine and comfort they bring to our family during a busy season, but sometimes they can be a little overwhelming and by December 12th I wonder how I’m going to make it through. This...
9 Chapter Books That Make Great Summer Read Alouds

9 Chapter Books That Make Great Summer Read Alouds

  Summer is a great time to start the habit of family read aloud time. Tired, sun-worn kids make great audiences after time at the pool. The late nights make it possible to read before bed without feeling like you are going to fall asleep yourself. These 9...
My Summer Reading List 2016

My Summer Reading List 2016

First of all, my summer reading list may totally not be your taste. I have a strong preference for Victorian romances, particularly those set in England, with a witty protagonist who overcomes tragic life circumstances. My point in sharing this isn’t to tell you...