Best Books for Toddler Boys and Girls Who Are Wiggly During Story Time

When my children were babies and early toddlers, we’d read piles of board books every morning after breakfast. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Owl’s Night, and I Am a Bunny were just a few of the best board books for toddlers. My kiddos would pull book after book off the shelf and hand them to … More Best Books for Toddler Boys and Girls Who Are Wiggly During Story Time

‘Stripped Down’ Screen Time Is the Best Kind of Screen Time

We’ve all been told about the importance of reading to children and we’ve all been warned against screen time for babies. We probably all know the American Academy of Pediatrics screen time recommendations—no screen time for babies and no more than two hours per day for older children. Of course, we have also all been … More ‘Stripped Down’ Screen Time Is the Best Kind of Screen Time

Children’s Literature Past and Present: What’s Changed?

The world’s largest library, the U.S. Library of Congress recently made a collection of historic children’s books publicly available online. These relics from the past, some of which are 100 years old, would likely not be viewed by children today, but now anyone can view these children’s books for free online. All of the books … More Children’s Literature Past and Present: What’s Changed?