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introductions

Great Introductions

My palms were sweaty, and I cleared my throat. It had seemed like a good idea, but now that the moment was here I felt the magnitude of the situation. Two people who had shaped how I view the world, who had impacted me so much, were about to meet. And I was the one […]

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Storytime Favorites: 12 Toddler-Approved Books

Storytime Favorites: 12 Toddler-Approved Books

I’m an avid reader, and it’s extremely important to me that my children grow up to value books and reading as well. I have tried to nurture a love for reading in my son Jona since he was a baby, however, now that he’s at an age where he can sit through a story and […]

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10 Christmas Books to Add to Your Collection

10 Christmas Books to Add to Your Collection

It’s mid-December. Stockings are hung, trees are trimmed, and lights are twinkling on houses and storefronts throughout the city. Christmas shopping is in full force, which for me, means that the UPS delivery guy and I are becoming quite close. (Seriously, can I get an amen for free 2-day shipping?!?) More importantly though, families are coming together […]

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10 Best Halloween Books for kids

10 Best Halloween Books for Kids

Is it just me or does having kids suddenly make you as giddy as, well, a kid, when it comes to Halloween? I’m that crazy mom that scours stores for the perfect skeleton pajamas, frequents the Target dollar spot to stock up on festive “necessities,” and brainstorms clever costume ideas while laying in bed at night. (They’re still considered clever if […]

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Books for Tough Topics

I’d like to think that because I’m 28 years ahead of my oldest daughter, I have mature answers to all her questions, intelligent explanations to her curiosities and calming responses to her intense emotions. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case! I’d like to think I can craft the age appropriate words to handle tough topics. Again, definitely not the […]

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Books for Moms: Motherhood Memoirs

There are all sorts of books targeted specifically at moms. You can simply conduct a quick Amazon search on “best books for moms” and marvel at the variety. (I mean… wow.) In my early days of parenting, the only mom books I read were of the how to genre; you know, “how get your kid […]

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