Category Archives: Book Reviews

Countdown to Christmas

+ It’s hard to imagine that we are already over halfway through November. This Friday, the town we live in will hold its annual light-up night celebration. A few days later, it will be Thanksgiving, then shopping day on Friday. After that? … Continue reading

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Reading Roundup: September

+ We’ve been sent several books to add to our reading collection. If you are looking for some great kids books, these all got a thumbs up from Arianna and Evan this past month. (All information in this reading roundup is … Continue reading

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Tantrums and Outbursts

+ Even the best kid is known to have tantrums and outbursts. Mine are not immune to them, that’s for sure. C’mon. They are my kids. It’s not uncommon for one of them to be screaming about something at least once … Continue reading

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They Serve Bagels in Heaven

I received a free review copy of “They Serve Bagels in Heaven” through the Intro NYC Blogger Network for my honest review. All opinions are my own. Irene Weinberg writes the love story of her lifetimes (yes, that “s” is … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Prepare Kids for New Experiences

For many kids, we are embarking on the end of the school year. It’s a time to say good-bye to friends and teachers. Our kids will be spending time at home and maybe catching some Vacation Bible School throughout the … Continue reading

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Language Adventure

When I was in high school, taking a second language was a requirement for only two years. At this point, I probably know as many words in French (my language of choice) as my kids know words in Spanish and … Continue reading

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Sleepy Kitty and Sleepy Puppy

Part of our bedtime routine is to read books with all four kids. Sometimes it is a struggle to get the big kids to do the whole “PJs, potty, and brush teeth” deal in a quick fashion. They do enjoy … Continue reading

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A Dozen Cousins

  Up until recently, Arianna was one girl in the “next generation” of cousins. She’s still the only girl on my dad’s side of the family (with three other boys), but I am not convinced that bothers her…especially after reading A … Continue reading

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Unplugged

    I am staring at my phone, praying for adult interaction. I want it to buzz or ding or light up with a friend’s face. I’m craving something to do as I stare out the dining room window at … Continue reading

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MOMOSAS

Back in October, just after I announced I was pregnant, we were sitting in the pool at Disney and my cousins left me with all the kids and hopped over to the bar for a drink. Admittedly, I was a … Continue reading

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