Archive for tag 'books'


Books for a New Big Brother or Sister

Becoming a new big brother or big sister is hard! Just ask Lil’ CB! Twenty-nine years ago, I became a big sister myself, and though I was only 6 (did you just do the math and figure out my age now? ;)), I still remember that strange mix of feelings that accompanied my new promotion […]


100+ Halloween Books for All Ages

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, and of course having kids takes it to the next level because it’s the best holiday of the year after Christmas for them… although some may say that Halloween is even better! Little kids in Halloween costumes are also the cutest thing ever, and you can […]

animal read aloud books

Favourite Animal Read Alouds to Gift and Enjoy

When I buy presents for children, I always include a book. It is also my absolute favourite thing for my children to receive. There is something so special about seeing a little one get excited about a new book, and nothing lights up the eyes of my three year old like a book about an […]


Author Spotlight: Lisa McCourt

We were given the book, I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt, as a gift at our baby shower. I had never heard of it, but after reading it I fell in love immediately. It’s adorable, it’s funny, and it’s one that we read over and over (and over and over). A few months afterwards, I […]


Chapter Books To Read With Your Children

Picture books will always have my heart and I treasure reading them to Lil’ CB and to my students. But there’s also something to be said for beautifully written chapter books that also beg to be read aloud. Plus, chapter books are great for building children’s comprehension as they hold on to the story from day […]


Books on Art

Drake is a prolific artist, whether it’s drawing on his MagnaDoodle, chalk outside, painting, or just plain ole paper and crayons, our home is filled with his art. I love that he enjoys drawing so much and puts so much of himself into it, and  love watching him experiment and try drawing many of the same […]


What’s in Our Library Bag: July

I hope you’ve been enjoying our library posts as much as I’ve enjoyed putting them together… each time we visit, it’s like uncovering new treasures or visiting old friends as we select our books and I’m always bursting with excitement to share them with others! Here are our favorites from our recent haul: 1) Lego Super Heroes: […]

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