I LOVE TO READ! Unfortunately, I don’t get the opportunity very often. Finally, my 4th grader is starting to show an interest in reading and I’m all about encouraging that. I know that I need to lead by example so I started looking for a book to read. I’m not in to the classics. I like to keep things light and fun. While away at a recent conference, I got
Kids books are so stinking cute! I love a book that is clever and colorful and a little out of the ordinary. Books are the perfect tool to introduce big ideas to kids, in a super approachable way. And they also make great gifts. And we picked up a new one, The Day the Crayons Came Home, that we think you all should get too!
I’m doing it. I am legitimately sort of making over my living room. I am not buying all new furniture or anything like that but I am trying to make it more homey and also fit my husband’s and my style better. I was over at Lauren’s house last week and it is so easy to shoot blog photos there. The reason is because there are little styled vignettes
Happy Birthday, presidents! Your kids are probably home today. Your husband may even be home. Because some pretty cool men were born a long time ago. I really like presidents. I’m not 100% sure why. I think it might have something to do with the fact that it the most pomp and circumstance our country has. I also think it is super interesting that people get so crazy about politics
Hey guys! I’ve been working hard all summer and not just on posts for this blog. I just wanted to make sure you had a chance to see some of the other things I’ve been sharing around the web. Have a great weekend! I write for King’s Hawaiian: Travel tips for trips with kids Easy entertaining tips for right after you settle in to your new home Lemonade Stands bring
I have a son named Miles who gets mad. About EVERYTHING. He clenches his fists, growls and scowls when we go to school, run errands, mention we are going to the zoo, talk about taking a bath. His first reaction is always anger. Of course, he always ends up enjoying the activity. I mean, what little kid wouldn’t have fun at the zoo? But it is exhausting. When I saw
Dallas Clayton makes the coolest books for kids. We got Make Magic! Do Good! for my son’s birthday and we LOVE it! If you aren’t familiar with Dallas’ work, you must browse his site. He is this amazing character, living life to the fullest and encouraging kids to do the same. His messages are super important for kid’s to hear yet not often found in kid’s literature. The illustrations are
1 : Who doesn’t love Todd Selby? And now, in Edible Selby, he shares the food world through his art. Yum! 2 : My husband’s friend, Justin Van Hoy, wrote Milk & Honey. I was lucky enough to meet Justin and his wife this summer. Justin passed away last week, unexpectedly, and the world has lost an extraordinary talent and important member of the art community. The book is AMAZING