The Best Christmas Songs Picture Books

One of my favorite parts of the Christmas season is celebrating by reading Christmas picture books with my young children. Another favorite part of the season for me is

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15+ Easy Homemade Christmas Ornaments

We’re always on the lookout for another great but easy homemade Christmas ornaments craft to do. Are you looking for some easy DIY Christmas ornaments for your kids

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Easy Elf Christmas Ornaments for Kids to Make

My mother and father found themselves celebrating their first Christmas together away from home during my dad’s assignment in Germany at the end of the Vietnam War. To

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Personalized Angel Kids Craft

For my preschooler, this angel kids craft was a nice alternative to snow play. The craft can also be converted into an angel Christmas ornament. The angel uses an outline

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Simple DIY Christmas Ornaments with Free Printable

I wanted to make something simple for friends and family, and so I turned to my massive clip art collection and my jar of Mod Podge! These simple

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North Pole Mix-Up Printable Christmas Game

It is so much fun to play games, and my daughter simply loves everything Christmas related! Here is a fun North Pole Mix-Up free printable Christmas game for

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Fun Toddler Games to Play with Blocks

Playing toddler games with blocks provides important socialization for your little one as well as providing plenty of opportunities to learn things. Here a few of the toddler

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The Best Books as Gifts for Babies and Toddlers

When my oldest was about six months old, I handed him a board book to hold while I checked out my own books from the library. A kindly

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Our Must-Have Bedtime Routine for Happy Kids

There is one set of routines that we try to keep up with, even during the more chaotic non-school days: the bedtime routine. It amazes me how much

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Keeping Track of 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

To say it or even to try to count it, 1000 is a large number. To think of reading 1000 books is overwhelming. How does one actually track

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Building a Home Library for Your Kids

Although I am a huge fan of the public library, I do believe families should have some books of their own. A child can only be literate if

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Normal Stages of Reading with a Baby or Toddler

As I’ve been through Reading 1000 Books before Kindergarten with my two oldest kids, I’ve realized that there are various “stages” of reading with children, especially reading with

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