Ripley’s BOARD BOOKS…? Believe it or Not!

As I’ve posted previously, books from Ripley’s Believe it or Not and Eye-Popping Oddities are very popular in this household. It’s extremely common for me to look up from my coffee in the morning to see the op of someone’s head, bent low over a book, toast in hand. When I ask, “What are you … Read more

The Beginner’s Bible: Timeless Children’s Stories

Reading aloud – particularly before bedtime – is a treasured family practice in our home. I’ve written about this before – my husband began reading to our youngest as soon as he could hear (while still in the womb!). While we miss an evening here or there, overall, it’s a practice we’ve continued to this … Read more

Charlie The Tramp

Charlie the Tramp is one of those stories that simply stays fresh and true, decades later. In fact, I’ll bet if you transported back 100, 150, even 200 years, the story would still ring true. To refresh your memory, Charlie is a youngster in a family of badgers. However, he’s not so enamored of the idea … Read more

Monster Mob- Fun Preschool Math “Tutor”

Monster Mob is a fun card game for the younger set – and Mom and Dad, Grandma and Grandpa will all have fun playing along while helping the littles with their preschool math. Basically, you have a deck of (very thick) cards. Each cards is either printed with a monster, or is a “catch” card. … Read more