The Little Lamb of Bethlehem

Today, I’m sharing with you my very favourite Christmas book that I absolutely loved as a child. It went everywhere with me! As you can see – it’s been very well read! Anyone who I could get to read it … Continue reading

Thanksgiving: The Forgotten Holiday

We have a joke in our house. We call Thanksgiving the speed bump on the way to Christmas. That’s truly an unfortunate way of looking at a holiday that is all about giving thanks. … Continue reading

‘Twas the Evening of Christmas

A few weeks ago, I promised to share a peek inside my newest children’s picture book, ‘Twas the Evening of Christmas, a Nativity story told in rhyme that mimics Clement C Moore’s classic tale. Publisher’s Weekly describes Russian born Elena Selivanova’s illustrations … Continue reading

My Reading Hat: The Power of Ritual in a Child’s Life

Children thrive on ritual. Just think back to your own childhood. Did you recite the same prayer every night before falling asleep? What about asking your mother to read the same book over and over again “just one more time”? … Continue reading