Buying Books with a Purpose

I’ll be honest, as a lifelong book lover no one needs to push me to buy a book or two. Lately I tend not to splurge because I have hundreds of unread books between my Kindle freebies and paperbacks. It … Continue reading

Why You Might Attend a Story-time, Even If You Have No Children…

When I heard that children’s book author and colleague, Crystal Bowman, would be in town for children’s story-time, I put the date in my calendar. I knew I wouldn’t have any of my grandchildren with me that day, but I wasn’t … Continue reading

Back-to-School Book Swap

It’s back-to-school time! Whether your child is homeschooled or attends a Christian school or public school, the time is near! Let’s face it. . . some kids can’t wait for school to begin, while others want summer to continue forever. … Continue reading

Answering Your Kids’ Questions

“Hey, Dad. Will your ear get wet if I spit in the phone?” I overheard the conversation as my son was talking to my husband on the kitchen phone—the kind we had years ago that was attached to the wall. … Continue reading

Read It Again, Please

Does your child ask you to read the same book over and over and OVER? That’s a good thing. You are creating a love for reading. Your child will see himself/herself as a reader. As you read the same book over and … Continue reading