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The Book Nook

There are lots of signs that the holidays are around the corner: the radio is blaring Christmas tunes non-stop, every […]

I’ve got another great read for you guys today and I think what you’re going to love most about it […]

Is there anything better than those moments where you snuggle your baby in a rocking chair before softly putting them […]

You guys know I’ve been a long time fan of positive parenting expert Amy McCready. My family has used her […]

Image Credit: © David D | 137 – Look up! | CC by 2.0 (cropped & text added) When we published our free B.O.R.E.D. printable I […]

Image Credit: © Tim Roth| youth lagoon + open road | text added | CC by 2.0 ‘Tis the season of the roadtrip! […]

I have a confession to make. Since discovering the absolute genius that is audiobooks (see here for a primer on […]

Next month, I’ll be having my third child and my third girl. Which means that parenting little girls is always […]

Got a little reader on your gift list this year? Our resident children’s librarian, Janssen, here today with one of our […]

Since we’ve already done a round-up of her favorite Thanksgiving books, I thought a collection of books centering on strong […]

I know by now you are likely pretty sick of all things Ana, Elsa and Olaf. But here’s a parenting […]

We’ve got yet another resource for you to use with our free B.O.R.E.D. printable today. Our children’s librarian, Janssen, has rounded up […]

Scavenger hunts and reading make the perfect pair. Discovering new stories, interesting characters, or a great series builds your child’s love for […]

The last time our in-house librarian, Janssen, put together a recreational reading list it was a huge hit so I […]

Around here summer is the season for lots and lot of hands on play. This is partly to keep mom (that’s me) from […]