Children’s Books that Teach Kindness

Hello fellow readers! Today I am sharing my top ten favorite books for talking about kindness with children. Several of these books directly discuss kindness while others reach into inclusion and acceptance as well. If you want to see more books that discuss kindness visit my book shop link below for a larger list. HappyContinue reading “Children’s Books that Teach Kindness”

Early Literacy Activities

Educator and mom is a difficult balance. I know all the things I should be doing, but most days I’m just too dang exhausted to do anything other than get through our regular evening routine. While I am absolutely terrified of what is happening in the world right now, I have chosen to focus myContinue reading “Early Literacy Activities”

Children’s Books With Diverse Family Structures

There is an old saying that books are mirrors to our souls. It is crucial that children see themselves in the books they read. We want them to also see their families in books. The traditional family of a mom, dad, and children is no longer the norm. There are single parents, grandparents, same genderContinue reading “Children’s Books With Diverse Family Structures”

Wordless Picture Books

Sometimes the best way to inspire conversation is to take the words away. Wordless picture books are an excellent way to allow children to make their own interpretations. They encourage children to converse about what they see while keeping an open mind. Below are some of my favorite wordless picture books for all ages. HappyContinue reading “Wordless Picture Books”

Favorite Psychological Thrillers

I never considered myself a reader of psychological thrillers until I read Gone Girl. That book was a game changer for me. I can officially say I am now hooked. I have listed my top 5 for you, but since this is one of my favorite genres stay tuned for future posts. Happy reading! TheContinue reading “Favorite Psychological Thrillers”