All Together Now, Count to 5 Again!

Baby Books by Lucy Cousins: Nursery Rhymes and Maisy's FIrst Numbers
January 5, 2018

Lucy Cousins is one of our favorite author/illustrators for baby books. Her bright, colorful illustrations and simple text have kept my kids engaged from as young as 6 months.  They are FUN books. And colorful. And perfect for a Friday night when you want to brighten up the evening because everyone is tired and ready for bed (Including me). Tonight…

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Moon On My Bed and Dreams in My Head

January 4, 2018

Such a nice ending to a comforting book that brings back many happy memories.  I first read “Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?” by Nancy White Carlstrom and illustrated by Bruce Degen, to D when he was about 1 1/2 years old.  I remember getting it from the library based on a book list I found online somewhere and reading…

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Favorite Children’s Christmas Books

Children's Christmas Books
January 2, 2018

It’s the New Year, which means it is time to put away all of our Christmas books. Without hesitation, Christmas books are my favourite to read to the kids.  I think our house knows “The Night Before Christmas” by Clement C. Moore by heart, and we own multiple versions of it. Last year, at 2, almost 3 years old, D…

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