Celebrating the Holidays (and Every Day) with the Nutcracker

The girls' favorite book... The Nutcracker. It is particularly special during the holidays, but they find themselves celebrating with it all year round. Get caught up in the magic of it in this post.

Balancing the Getting with Ideas for Giving

We're back! It's been a tough six months, but we're grateful to return to what we love and are sharing how we're giving this holiday season.

Birding with Books

Spring is here. And the birds are singing! Join us for birding with books. We're watching, nesting, and even baking.

Books that Inspire Us to Take Care of the Earth

Earth Day is April 22. We're looking to Mother Nature and books for simple things we can do to celebrate and take care of the Earth.

What is Poetry? Discover with Children’s Books

Celebrate National Poetry Month with us! Join the girls and learn what makes a poem while reading wonderful children's books with your kids.

Are You Curious about Curious George?

Christine has two good little boys who are always very curious...just like Curious George. Not surprising, he is one of our favorite characters. Come learn more about Curious George and get some ideas about reading this classic series with your kids.

The Books We Love to Read as We Wait and Watch for Spring

In anticipation of spring, the girls’ bookshelf now includes early spring books. Join them in reading their favorites, giving us clues (and hope) about what we should expect to see in the next few weeks.

All Readers are Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!

Whether you're Irish or not, we hope our picks will help you and your family get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day.

Celebrating “Read Across America” from Our Favorite Nooks

We're headed to our favorite reading nooks with our favorite books to celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss's birthday. How are you celebrating?

A Book-Inspired Lunch: Peanut Butter and Jelly

We love reading. And we love eating! Check out how Allie and the girls combined the two.

How Do You Tell Your Kids You Love Them?

Christine doesn't just say "I love you" to the boys. There's a mantra! As you might expect, it is inspired by books. Learn about their tradition and how you can start your own.

How Do You Mix It Up with Colors?

Find out how the girls mix it up with Hervé Tullet’s Mix It Up! You'll be inspired to pull out the paints with your little ones.