Tag: books

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.

Five Ways to Help Kids Who Worry

When expecting my daughter, I wondered if she'd inherit my green eyes and creativity. I didn't think much, however, about the traits I hoped she and I would not share. As luck and genetics would have it, we're both big worry warts. My heart sinks every time she wrings her hands and bites the inside of her lip. I can relate to the helpless feeling worry can bring.

Five Reasons to Fall in Love with the Fort Worth Library

If you're new to the Fort Worth Library, like I was, below are five general categories of offerings that await you. Go ahead and explore; you might just fall in love!

Hippity Hoppity, Time to Read {FWMB’s Favorite Easter Books}

With Easter around the corner, you may be on the hunt for some new books to add to your child's collection. I love giving my children two new books each Easter -- one ahead of time to prepare for the season, and one to put in their basket on Easter Sunday. I'm always surprised at which books become their favorites! Some are silly, some are serious. Some have great illustrations, and others are terrible. Really, terrible. So I’m here to save you time and money, and offer up some of my family’s very favorite, mom and kid-approved Easter books.

The Best Books (for All Ages) from 2016

2016 brought with it several great new publications for all ages. Here are some read-aloud titles you can pick up at one of the many Fort Worth Public Library locations . . . .

‘Tis the Season for Reading {FWMB’s Favorite Holiday Books}

My very favorite moments of motherhood are when my sweet boy is snuggled in my lap with a book, and my very favorite moments...

Listen Up! The Benefits of Using Audiobooks with Children

I just love books. It's a big, fat, delicious kind of love. I love the smell of them. I love the texture of the...