My Yellow Balloon: Children and Grief #CRHGG14

What do you do when a loved one dies and you have young children? Death is a hard concept for adults to understand let alone explaining it to kids. I’ve seen books that were written about children and grief before and they were okay but My Yellow Balloon by Tiffany Papageorge blows them all out… Read More »

Roaming Reindeer: Your Elf on the Shelf Alternative #CRHGG14

Looking for an elf on the shelf alternative? Invite the Roaming Reindeer into your house this holiday season and encourage good behaviour and fun. I was sent a kit to take a look at and share with you. Roaming Reindeer is a book and twin plush reindeer set that helps build teamwork. The story talks… Read More »

3 Halloween Books for Kids

I’d like to share three new Halloween books for kids from Sourcebooks. I love reading seasonal books with my kids so I’m always looking for new ones. I’d like to introduce you to these three books we received from Sourcebooks to try out and then I’d like to invite you to enter to win them… Read More »

How To Make a Picture Book Christmas Advent Chain

When I was a kid we cut out strips of red and green construction paper and wrote things to do in December on them (like read a book, watch a Christmas movie, go for a walk, sing carols etc.) and then linked them together into a chain. Each day we took one off and did… Read More »

Kirby Puckernut and the Christmas Surprise by Alicia Richardson

I love reading holiday books with my children as the holidays draw nearer. As a multi-faith household, we read books on Christmas and Hanukkah and I’m always looking for new ones. Kirby Puckernut and the Christmas Surprise is about an elf  who is part of a trial run to bring elves into homes with children… Read More »

I See Me Personalized Colouring Books and Mats (Holiday Gift Guide 2012)

I’ve reviewed other products from I See Me! before like the My Very Own Name Book or the My Very Happy Birthday book or My Very Merry Christmas Book. Personalized Colouring Books New for the holiday season, you can now get personalized colouring books and placemats for your children! There are a few styles of… Read More »

My Very Happy Birthday Personalized Book Wins an Award

I reviewed My Very Happy Birthday Personalized Children’s Book in June of this year. I also gave away a copy recently. I’ve also reviewed other books by I See Me such as My Very First Christmas and My Very Own Name. I’m happy to share the news that the My Very Happy Birthday personalized children’s… Read More »

Summer Fit Learning Series–Exercise for the Brain and Body While Away From School

  Studies show that children lose some of their school learning over the summer. That’s why the first few weeks back to school is review.  Also while some kids spend Summer outdoors getting lots of exercise, others spend it indoors sitting around watching TV and playing video games. The Summer Fit Learning Series was founded… Read More »

My Very Happy Birthday Personalized Book

I See Me’s Book of the Month is My Very Happy Birthday Personalized Book. Turtle, Duck, Mouse and Bluebird are putting together a happy birthday party for a child. Available in Birthday Girl and Birthday Boy version with beautiful illustrations by Mati McDonough in a collage style. A few details about your child such as… Read More »

#Pinterest for Dummies

I’ve got a great review and giveaway for all you new to Pinterest-ers over at my sister site SMS Nonfiction Book Reviews. Go on over there and check it out. If you are already a pro at Pinterest, feel free to enter for a friend or family member. Check It Out and Enter