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

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

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

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

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

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!

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...]

16 Books About Apples for Kids

With all the apples about to be ready for picking I thought I would put together a fun round up of some great books about apples for kids for you to buy or borrow from your local library. We can't wait to get out and go apple picking this year! It will be Sawyer's first time. After reading a few of these books I'm sure he'll be exciting and ready to go!   How Do Apples Grow? … [Read more...]

12 Great Easter Board Books for Babies & Toddlers

I love putting together Easter baskets. Since my kids are usually on overload with "stuff" from the holidays I really try to make sure the stuff I put in them are practical. Like books. Books are always a big part of the baskets I put together. My kids always enjoy them too! I love to put together books that are age appropriate and always add in a themed one or two. Here are some of the books I … [Read more...]