April showers bring May flowers, right? This popular proverb certainly rings true in most places in around the world, especially here for my family in Oregon. In getting excited about the Spring season and the month of April, we’ve been checking out books that celebrate everything fun the rains bring. These things include dancing in the rain, spring planting, and puddles! Speaking of puddles, we’ve been enjoying the book Puddle Jumpers – by Anne Margaret Lewis (author) and Nancy Cote (illustrator)! Continue reading
It doesn’t surprise me in the least bit that both my five year old son and my seven and half year old daughter adore Lots of Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids by Whee Winn. When I was around 7-8 years old, I would often be found checking out jokes books from the local library and choosing them to be in my lot of of books from the monthly book club my Mom ordered from. It’s fun to giggle and laugh but it’s even better if you can make someone else do so too!
New research suggests that the foods you eat during pregnancy can have lasting effects on your baby’s brain development and behavior, as well as your waistline. Drawing from the fields of medicine, nutrition, and psychology, this easy-to-follow guide, which also includes 50 recipes, gives you a clear understanding of what your body really needs and how certain foods contribute to the development of a healthy and happy baby. Continue reading
Can you believe Valentines Day is right around the corner? I certainly can’t! I’m happy though because during this time of year (though not limited to just), I get the opportunity to show my significant other, friends, family, & even blog readers how special they are to me! With that being said, I’m so excited about sharing the information below because it will give one of my lucky readers a chance to win two of my favorite things, great books & fine chocolate! Continue reading