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12 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

My family didn’t grow up with many holiday traditions, so I was determined to create my own now that I have my own family.  One simple tradition I’ve always yearned for was the simple act of stuffing stockings and opening them on Christmas Eve, then saving the big gifts for Christmas Day. I look forward [...]

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Slim Sweatpants

While I love fashion, I’m also a big fan of comfort. So, when the two come together, it’s like a match made in my style heaven! (See exhibit A and B) For those that are like me, you’re in luck! And for those that won’t leave the house in sweatpants, look away. Because this season, [...]

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15 Best Books for Keeping a One Year Old Engaged

Juliet loves books.  Her favorite thing to do every day is to raid Drake’s bookshelf and immerse herself in his books…literally. At bed time Juliet loves rocking with me as I read to her, but because of her age and attention span it’s hard to get her to sit and listen to all books. Over [...]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Christmas Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers

I love an excuse to buy books for my kids, and what better reason is there than Christmas?? My kids get books for Christmas and birthdays whether they like it or not (it’s never been the latter!). The books listed in this guide are either books we already own, or plan to buy as we [...]

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Growing a Reader, Part II – Multicultural and Social Issue Books for Kids

One of the most amazing benefits I get from my job is getting to work with people who know children’s literature in and out. I grew up in a different country, so my knowledge of books for the under 12 age group was pretty much zero before I started my job. But when Baby Carrot [...]

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Educational Gifts for Little Ones

Young children learn when they play. They learn as they discover and explore and make sense of the world around them. While nearly any toy can lead to learning, I thought I’d share some of my favorite learning specific toys and gifts for little ones since I love to give and receive these types of [...]

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10 Halloween Books for Pre-schoolers That Aren’t Scary

For the amount of children’s books we have in our house, there is a huge lacking in the Halloween books on our shelves. Drake is in school this year though, and his teacher has been asking all the kids to bring in their favorite Halloween stories to share with the class as they lead into [...]

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