Great Pond Books for Kids

Great Pond Books for Kids

Our family has always gravitated to the water. Most of our favorite memories involve water to some degree: camping at the lake, wading in the river, splashing at the beach. When we moved to Iowa, I really had no idea how much water surrounds our little town. Hop in...
13 Family-Themed Picture Books

13 Family-Themed Picture Books

Family. Whether it’s the one you were born with or the one that you made for yourself, it’s something to celebrate. Every year, I like to follow up our Love Day activities with a fun family unit study with my kids — which means a trip to the library for...
12 Valentine’s Day Books for Kids

12 Valentine’s Day Books for Kids

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and I am searching for gift ideas for my kids. Ever since they were babies, we have given them a new book for the holiday — some years they get a love-specific story, and other years they get a new paperback that...
12 Nursery Rhyme Books for Kids

12 Nursery Rhyme Books for Kids

I’ve mentioned before how much I love using nursery rhymes to make learning at home more fun! Nursery rhymes and songs are also excellent for early literacy development — even though understanding phonics is critical to reading success, children learn a lot...