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Picture Books

Picture Books about Santa

Picture Books about Santa

Over the years I have shared loads of Christmas book lists with all of you. As I was looking through my holiday book list archives, I realized that I’ve never made a list of picture books about Santa Claus – until now, that is! If your kiddos love hearing stories […]

November 18, 2020 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books Inspired by The Nutcracker Ballet

Picture Books Inspired by The Nutcracker Ballet

Since its inception in 1892, The Nutcracker ballet has grown to become one of the most popular ballet productions in the world. Its marvelous score, composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, is synonymous with the Christmas season. Today I am pleased to share 12 picture books inspired by The Nutcracker ballet. […]

November 8, 2020 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books to Read in December

Picture Books to Read in December

I love December. For me there isn’t anything better than spending a chilly December day curled up with some hot cocoa and a good book. Today I’ve curated a list of ten picture books that are perfect for reading aloud during the month of December. I hope that you’ll love […]

November 24, 2019 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books to Read in November

Picture Books to Read in November

November is a special time of year, filled with bountiful harvests, changing seasons, family togetherness, and lots to be thankful for. Today I’ve curated a list of 10 picture books that are perfect for reading aloud during the month of November. Looking for more picture books to read in November? […]

October 19, 2019 ×

Movies

Non-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids

Non-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids

My family loves Halloween, but my toddler and kindergartener don’t like anything too scary. Most popular Halloween movies (think The Nightmare Before Christmas) aren’t well suited to very small children or ones who are easily frightened. So, with that in mind, I’ve searched high and low for the best non-scary […]

October 14, 2019 ×

Picture Books

New Halloween Picture Books

New Halloween Picture Books

It’s Halloween season! If you take a quick peek in my Halloween archives, you’ll see that the last time I posted a list of Halloween themed picture books was way back in 2013. And while I still love and highly recommend all of the books on that list (seriously, you […]

September 30, 2019 ×

Picture Books

Passover Picture Books

Passover Picture Books

The Jewish holiday Passover, which commemorates the Israelites’ liberation from Egyptian slavery, is right around the corner. Today I’ve put together a list of eight of my favorite Passover picture books! All of these Passover picture books are suitable for Jewish and non-Jewish children, so whether your family celebrates Passover […]

April 15, 2019 ×

Everything Else

Creating a Zero Waste Easter Basket

Creating a Zero Waste Easter Basket

It’s spring! You’ve finally decluttered your house after a long winter (perhaps with a little help from Marie Kondo) and then Easter arrives, and with it, lots and lots of junk. One of my big New Year’s Resolutions this year was to drastically reduce the amount of waste that my […]

March 20, 2019 ×

Board Books

Easter Board Books

Easter Board Books

Easter is just around the corner! These 15 Easter board books are perfect for reading to a baby or toddler, or tucking into your little one’s Easter basket! Looking for more board book recommendations? Click here for more book lists for babies and toddlers! The Easter Egg by Jan Brett […]

March 12, 2019 ×

Picture Books

Christmas Tree Picture Books

Christmas Tree Picture Books

I love Christmas trees. Without a doubt, one of my favorite things about this time of year is seeing beautifully decorated trees almost everywhere. Decorating our Christmas tree brings back so many warm memories from my childhood, and it’s a wonderful opportunity to create new memories with my own children. […]

November 4, 2018 ×