Tag: books

2021 Guide to Story Times

Reading to children of all ages is incredibly beneficial. It improves language skills, increases spans of concentration, encourages them to use their imagination, and so much more.

4 Black-Inclusive Books :: How to Create Positive Self-Image for Black...

At the tender ages of one and two, my husband and I added books to our children's book collection that depicted Black boys and girls on cover, because reading is fundamental at this age. It is also important to see and identify with the images on the page.

The Best Parenting Books for All Ages and Stages

From the baby years to parenting through adulthood, feeding, sleeping, discipline, raising kids with special needs, or strong-willed children, there's a book for you in this list. 

Celebrating Black/African American History Every Day

In the end, I learned that one month was never meant to cover a whole year's worth of cultural pride. It was a moment to be recharged, reinvigorated, and inspired to pursue ongoing cultural investigation and activity.

21-Day Reading Challenge

The truth is not that I lack free time; it’s just that I’ve allowed my habit of scrolling and reading 280 characters or less to hijack the discipline it takes to sit and read a book. I’ve allowed myself to be too busy to read, even though reading has always been something I enjoy. So, I’m giving myself a challenge, and I'm asking you to join me.

Books to Be Grateful For {Seven Books on Gratitude and Thankfulness}

In a time of commercial-free kids' shows and Amazon Prime, teaching gratitude to your kids is no easy task. It is more than reminding your children to say "thanks" or to write a thank-you note. It is instilling in them a mindful heart for others and an ability to recognize beauty and blessings in the day-to-day. Gratitude is also the lesson of looking at life from someone's point of view.

Spring Book Picks from a Librarian Mom

There are so many things happening in the spring, and loading up on books from the public library or book store is a fantastic way to help spring burst onto the scene at home. Here are my picks for spring books by topic.