The kids' school pictures came in the other day and I cannot stop staring at them. When I was a kid, I feel like most school pictures looked pretty terrible and awkward. Or maybe that was just me? This is not the case these days, at least at my kids' school. The photographer s so … Continue reading A Snapshot of the School Year So Far
And now, an interview with BB, age 8, after interrupting her YouTube video time. One word to describe you would be creative. What do you like to do for fun? Um... I like to do arts & crafts. I like painting and other messy arts. Why do you like being a kid? It helps with … Continue reading Getting to Know BB, Age 8
So about this time four years ago I asked the kids a bunch of super deep questions about life and shared them with you. I thought I'd ask the kids the same questions today and see how their answers changed and share my findings. 2013 | 2017 Back in 2013 the kids were about 3 1/2 … Continue reading Then and Now: Deep Questions To Ask Your Kids.
My kids are officially on summer vacation and to prevent screen time overload brain mushiness, I nerded my heart out last month and concocted a summer plan of learning. It's more of an outline than an actual concrete plan. Because each day and week of our summer will look different than the one before, I simply … Continue reading 5 Science Experiments and Videos to share with your kids!
Something you might not know about me: I've been volunteering at my kids' school this year as the 1st / 2nd Grade Librarian. Woah, I know. That sounds like a big job. Don't worry, it's a tiny private school so we're talking about 16 children. Something you probably do know about me: I love reading … Continue reading Here’s What 1st & 2nd Graders Are Reading.
I'm linking up for another Top Ten Tuesday which is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new prompt. This week’s prompt is… Ten Books To Make You Laugh. I'm stealing Kate's idea of listing 10 funny picture books because after my suggestions for tween girls and 10 year old boys, … Continue reading 10 Funny Picture Books for Kids
This week's Top Ten Tuesday prompt from The Broke and the Bookish was to make your own Top 10 Must Reads For... your choice. Awhile back I wrote a post suggesting books for the reluctant tween reader. I had a lot of fun with that and have been meaning to write more posts like it so … Continue reading 10 Book Suggestions: For 10 year old boys
I've got a veritable stock pile of amazing things I've seen online that need to be shared with you so buckle your seat belts. Did you see the new Ghostbusters trailer yet? I'm personally super excited but apparently a lot of people are upset particularly about Leslie Jones's character in the movie. Probably the same … Continue reading Weekly Geekly: 03.11.16
My daughter brought this list to me yesterday which she had painstakingly worked on for at least an hour. I'm pretty sure it's a list of her favorite books or possibly it's her TBR pile? One thing is for sure - Reading Sylvie while balancing books on your head appears to equal YES and you getting … Continue reading The Top 7 Books My 6 Year Old Is Reading