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10 Great New Picture Books for You & Your Kids

We all heard how important reading to our kids is to help them develop, learn and grow. We've written numerous times about our recommendations books for children of all ages. We also know its crucial for everyone to enjoy that cozy time reading with your kids. If you just read Good Night Moon every night you might lose your mind. So you can void that...

7 Great Tools to Teach Your Kids to Read

We all know the importance of reading. We’re even told to start reading to our kids when they are still in the womb. Once they get to school they get a lot of instruction on learning to read from their teachers at school, but it’s so important to reinforce those lessons at home. From the board book stage to...

Get Your Kids into Reading with National Geographic Books

We all know the importance of reading to our children and the importance of having them read frequently to themselves. In fact, the National Education Association reports that students who do more reading at home are not only better readers, but also have higher math scores. Research also shows that the more types of reading materials that are available...

Audiobooks: An Essential Ingredient for a Great Family Road Trip

As many of my friends know, I am a huge fan of audiobooks. With over 300 books in my Audible library, I have been listening to books on walks, during long road trips, and while I do the dishes for years. Although technically it could be called multi-tasking, escaping into a great audiobook removes the tedium from chores while...

10 Best Picture Books of 2015

We all know how important it is read to our children to help them learn and grow. The local library and bookstores are filled with racks and racks of books for children of all ages. With so many to choose from, it’s hard to find the ones you think your child will love. We all know the younger the...

5 Great Audiobooks to Take the Drudgery Out of Spring Cleaning

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Audiobooks I am a firm believer in using audiobooks to multitask your way through mind-numbing chores like spring cleaning. Before I started a family, I was an avid reader. I could read before bed and for hours on the weekend. That time all seemed to vanish with the addition of a child. Most of my waking hours are now divided...

Self Publishing your children’s picture book – on a shoestring!

  Self Publishing your children's picture book - on a shoestring! You have a fantastic idea for a children's picture book. Now you want to create and publish it. The only worry? Money! What is it going to cost you to get that beautiful book in your hands and ready to share with the world? It can cost a lot to self publish...