Downtown Bookworks – Gifts That Keep On Giving (& Giveaway!)

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Some of my favorite gifts to give are books. I love books! My mom is a first-grade teacher, so I've always surrounded by books. She was great at finding me great books to read. Now that I am a mother I am trying to help teach and give my kids that same love of reading. My kids are given at least one book every year at Christmas. I also am obsessed with children's books, so I am always on the hunt … [Read more...]

I See Me Personalized Storybook Bundle For Your Little Princess, Astronaut, or Pirate {& Giveaway}

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Halli started her first year of preschool this year and absolutely loves it. In just a few months it has been so fun to see how much she has learned. Right now her preschool teacher is really trying to teach the kids how to recognize, spell, and write their names. Halli has been pretty good at recognizing her name but we have really been working on spelling it independently. She usually adds an … [Read more...]

25 Days of Christmas Books for Kids {Countdown Christmas Advent}

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This year we started a new tradition! We are celebrating Christmas with all our favorite holiday books! We've taken 25 Christmas Books for Kids to read throughout the month to celebrate! It's a great opportunity to bring the family together and share the company of a good book. In the past years I've seen some parents talking about how they wrap books and every night they unwrap one and … [Read more...]

Win a HUGE Bundle of Books on Brightly!!!!

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It's no secret that I love sharing my love for reading to my children. They all have their own personal libraries in their room and I encourage reading whenever possible. Having books at a child reading level and in their interest is really important. In the past I've had to do a lot of my own research to find books in genre's or themes but I've found a site that does it all for you! Now you … [Read more...]

25 Must-Have Halloween Children’s Books

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I love Halloween and I love celebrating it family style! My favorite books to read out loud are fun, colorful Halloween books! We've been working on building our book collection and many of these are on our shelf and the rest are on our want list! I'd thought I'd share with you our 25 Must-Have Halloween Children's Books! Halloween Hustle Hardcover In the dark, a funky beat. Something white … [Read more...]

15 Great Halloween Board Books

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The first thing that comes out each holiday is our stash of movies and books. They are always packed right on top and the kids enjoy seeing their favorite characters celebrating just like they are. Sawyer's still enjoying all his Halloween Board Books that we've accumulated over the last few years and we wanted to share with you some of our favorites. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey's Halloween … [Read more...]

15 Fun Fall Children’s Books

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It's now officially fall and I've pulled out the sweaters and hoodies. The leaves have begun to change color and fall from the trees and we're lining our schedules with corn mazes and pumpkin patches and these fall children's books are perfect for this time of year! Leaf Jumpers Paperback / Hardcover Graceful, poetic text celebrates the beauty of autumn leaves, while the simple text at the … [Read more...]

15 Pumpkin Children’s Books

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Tomorrow I'm heading to our first pumpkin patch of the year and I'm so excited! My favorite photos of the boys every year come from the pumpkin fields so to get Sawyer ready we've been reading lots of Pumpkin Children's Books! He doesn't really remember prior years so the books have been pretty helpful! Some of the older books have been great for Gavin to read to him and tell him his past memories … [Read more...]

Our 5 Favorite Scholastic Reads this Summer!

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I can't believe it's the last day of August. Where has summer gone? Of course I didn't get a chance to do half the things I wanted to do but we did stay busy! We traveled all over New England and spent time on several beaches down the coast, we all went to our very first Red Sox game, and Daddy was even able to take every Wednesday off! It was a great summer and we made so many great … [Read more...]