There's a chill in the air, pumpkin spice is back, and soon October will be here. For some it's a time for scary movies, jack o' lanterns, goblins, and ghouls. For others, like me, we have to tolerate "spooky...
Each spring the South Carolina Association of School Librarians announces lists of the best books for grades K-12. There are four lists total, each consisting of 20 books that are recommended for picture books, children’s books, junior books, and...
We are smack dab in the middle of football season and I don't know about you, but at my house, football is IMPORTANT. I love college football (especially the Gamecocks). My husband loves professional football (especially the Carolina Panthers). Over...
Middle school readers are wonderfully unique. They are right between Middle Grade books, which are appropriate for fourth through seventh grade, and Young Adult literature, which spans middle and high school. How does one find appropriate, interesting books for...
A few months ago my family was in the midst of several transitions. I began to notice a lot of grumbling, complaining, eye rolling, sighing, whining, etc. from my children. These less than appealing behaviors started my journey to increase...
It can be so difficult to find time to read for yourself when you are a mom. You have to shuttle your children around to lessons, school, play dates. You have to make dinner, put the laundry away, empty...
I'm so happy to be bringing you fabulous people more awesome literary wonders! And I'm even MORE happy to announce that I finished a resounding 101 books last year, so I have lots of good books to choose from!...
A lot of my friends are talking about the book, The Care and Keeping of You by Valorie Schaefer.  Now I don't always jump on the bandwagon of book club popularity, but even as an adult woman, I still have...
I can hardly believe my twin daughters are turning 10 this month. It blows my mind that my babies have grown so much (in fact my youngest “baby” is now 4), and that I have been parenting for a...
If you haven’t been introduced to the book, Girl, Wash Your Face, written by Ms. Rachel Hollis, please allow me. I read this book in April of this year at a time when I was feeling mommed-out. (Only moms...
Reading is a huge past time for me and all avid readers know when you find a good book you MUST share! If you haven't heard of "The Untethered Soul" by Michael Singer, it is imperative you give it...
Mother's Day is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with some fun-themed books! Here are five my family enjoyed. The Greatest Mother's Day of All This is a cute book written by an Australian author, Anne...
In my home, we love Valentine's Day! It's the perfect excuse to eat candy, bake heart shaped cookies, and work on holiday inspired crafts with the kids. But gifts? That's a whole different story. If your husband is anything...
Each spring the South Carolina Association of School Librarians announces lists of the best books for grades K-12. There are four lists total, each consisting of 20 books that are recommended for picture books, children’s books, junior books, and...
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