Donate Books to Encourage Diverse Collections

Donate Books to Encourage Diverse Collections

Books are such an incredible way to open up the world to children, yet still today in 2017 the characters in children’s books remain overwhelmingly white. Studies show the importance of representation in literature, yet there is still an incredible diversity gap. The good news is that there is a groundswell of support for more […]

Books to Help Kids with Grief and Anxiety

Books to Help Kids with Grief and Anxiety

A common struggle of childhood is learning to deal with big emotions, whether anxiety over starting at a new school or dealing with the death of a loved one. I’m happy to share with you some wonderful new children’s books that take a creative look at grief and anxiety, allowing young readers to use their […]

Homeschooling Multiple Kids Without Losing Your Mind

Homeschooling Multiple Kids Without Losing Your Mind

Homeschooling can be a challenge under any circumstances, but when you have more than one child at home it can really require all of your patience and creativity. Yet it can also be incredibly rewarding, as your children build closer sibling bonds and develop their budding abilities to mentor and nurture others. Plus, some of […]

Fun Bathtime Books Your Child Will Love

Fun Bathtime Books Your Child Will Love

Bathtime is one of those sweet moments of childhood, where little ones can laugh and play in the bubbles and enjoy splashing in the water. Or at least that’s how it’s supposed to be, right?? Each of my kids has loved and hated baths at different stages in their lives, though for the most part […]

Marvel Universe Live Age of Heroes Giveaway & Coloring Page

Marvel Universe Live Age of Heroes Giveaway & Coloring Page

Fans of Guardians of the Galaxy will be excited to know that a new Marvel Universe Live! show is coming to Sacramento in September! This exciting new show, which will be at the new Golden 1 Center from September 14-17, 2017, will feature Guardians of the Galaxy and more than 20 favorite Marvel super heroes […]

Sikhism: Learning Resources for Kids

Sikhism: Learning Resources for Kids

Learning about other religions is an important of a world cultures curriculum, but one religion I did not know much about growing up was Sikhism. That is why I was so pleased to receive some beautiful books on Sikhism for kids, which prompted me to deepen my own understanding of this egalitarian, inclusive religion. When […]

Children's Books About Being a True Friend

Children’s Books About Being a True Friend

We all wish to teach our children to create authentic relationships with others and spread kindness in the world. Literature is a wonderful way to convey this message because children can see themselves in the characters and identify with their journeys – the stumbles as well as the triumphs. Stories can make a lesson more […]

MENA Countries Worksheets {Printable}

MENA Countries Worksheets {Printable}

This month is Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Heritage Month, so I put together some worksheets to help students learn more about these fascinating countries. I am a geography nut, and luckily my kids are as well, so this is a fun way to learn together. I am especially passionate about the geography of […]

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