Posts tagged ‘reading’


~Review of Confessions of a Slacker Mom & My Insecurities~

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 in Tuesday: Weekly Book Review

Why I am glad I read this book? It gave me the justification and reasons to just chill out as a mother, for which I have to give myself a bit of props. I think I have come a long way but this book opened my eyes a bit more. The author urges you to […]

Grandparents Week~Tuesday: Books–Reading to Your Grandchildren from Far Away

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 in Tuesday: Weekly Book Review

  Meet my Grandpa & Grandma on my mother’s side, Paul & Carolyn. Growing up we lived 3000 miles away from them but not once did I ever feel that they were that far away.  My Grandfather died over a decade ago, he battled cancer numerous times throughout his life and it finally took him. My Grandmother is still with […]

Tuesday: Weekly Book Review—Ella the Elephant Series

Babar was one of my favorite book series and cartoon growing up. I have tried to get my girls into Babar but they really seem to love Ella the Elephant so much more. I love Ella too! Her character is kind, obedient, a good friend, elegant, helpful, just an all around sweet-heart. The Ella the […]

Friday: Play!—Brain Quest

“Molly Puh-lease?” “Play Max Mom?” I can’t recall the last time my daughter has not asked me for this at least once a day. Brain Quest I didn’t realize they had this product for Early Childhood, 4 different packs for ages 2-6. They sell two more actually, one for bedtime and bath time. “Play Max […]

Tuesday: Weekly Book Review—Bringing Back Your Favorite Books from Your Childhood

Do you remember favorite books from your childhood? Here are two of mine. Hey Al by Arthur Yorinks (Author), Richard Egielski (Illustrator) The plot of Hey Al! is of a janitor who lives in a dingy apartment on Manhattan’s West Side with his dog Eddie. One day a large bird appears in their bathroom window […]

Tuesday:Weekly Book Review—Series written by Michelle Sinclair Colman and illustrated by Nathalie Dion

Baby Books by Michelle Sinclair Colman and Nathalie Dion I was given County Babies Wear plaid (written by Michelle Sinclair Colman and illustrated by Nathalie Dion) for a baby shower present. The book was so up to date, very today’s baby and mother books, and I really enjoyed it. I found that there were 4 […]

Saturday:Shopping—Outlet Mall Bookstores

Outlet Mall Bookstores I had two great finds when I went to Park City’s Outlet Mall to Barnes and Noble. Baby Einstein’s ABC Art Cards and ABC Alpha Books. I got them at a killer price, but I would have payed full price for them happily, we use them every single day in my house. […]

Friday: Play!—Reading with your Toddler & Infant

Reading with your Toddler or/and Infant Reading has to be the number one thing I love doing with my children, we spend a good hour every day spending time together reading all different sorts of stories.   The first thing we must do at my house is get comfortable. We get out our long purple reading […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Family and Colors

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 in Parenting Tips, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

Teaching Colors This was the first thing I felt like I really sat down and taught my daughter and it was very exciting when she learned them all. I felt very proud I used pipe cleaners, I would spread them out like a deck of cards and she got to tell me what color it […]

Tuesday: Book Review—A Child’s First Alphabet Book ABC by Alison Jay

I have been checking out a few different ABC books from my local library. I think we ended up checking out over a few weeks about 20, and I found the one! A Child’s First Alphabet Book by Alison Jay was the best by far. (I did also enjoy Kipper’s ABC book, very witty) The […]