We don’t live near the ocean, so we bring the ocean to us as we read about all the fantastic creatures that live beneath the waves.
Summer is synonymous with beach. There’s nothing better than a day at the beach. Who wouldn’t want to shovel sand out of your dryer? Who doesn’t love dipping their toes in the ocean, only to have a stray floating seaweed wrap around their leg? Is there anything better than hoping that the jellyfish stay awayRead more
It’s summer time! One of my summer goals is always to read more – for both me and my children. And what is more fun than reading summer-themed books during summer vacation? I’ve made a book list of books all about summer time, summer camp, and summer adventures. The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester SummerRead more
My kids have found sports to be their passion. I spend my weekends walking golf courses or standing on pool decks at swim meets. I never imagined that I would be the sports mom, mainly because I was so terrible at all sports. But my girls are much more athletic than I ever was. TheyRead more
I would like to announce to the world that my son is a reader. He reads voraciously – when he’s not listening to audiobooks that is. His new question for me is either, “Can I have a new book?” or “Can I have a new audiobook?” I can’t keep enough stories in our house toRead more
My son, while not reading very well independently, loves to be read to. I spend much of my time reading aloud to him. I hope my efforts will give him a love of stories and of books that will encourage him to keep learning to read. Here are some of the booksRead more
One of our science topics this year was astronomy. My children love learning about space, stars, and the moon. It’s been one of our very favorite science topics. To go along with our science curriculum, we read a giant stack of books about outer space! Here are someRead more