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Holiday Gift Guide:  Nola the Nurse

Holiday Gift Guide: Nola the Nurse

The countdown for the holidays has begun and here at Mom-Spot we have amazing recommendations for this year’s gift giving.  Each day from now until Christmas Eve, we will be featuring a recommended toy, book, stocking stuffer or special gift for the kids, mom and dad and the other members of the family.  For a(…)

Locomotive:  Polish Tales to Enchant Young Readers

Locomotive: Polish Tales to Enchant Young Readers

Three beautifully illustrated classic Polish tales that will enchant the young readers of today In the late 1930s renowned Polish poet Julian Tuwim, was asked to write three poems for children. The publisher Przeworski connected the three poems into one book, Locomotive, and commissioned illustrations from celebrated Polish illustration duo Lewitt and Him.  Locomotive was the beginning(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Masked Fairy Tales

Holiday Gift Guide: Masked Fairy Tales

The countdown for the holidays has begun and here at Mom-Spot we have amazing recommendations for this year’s gift giving.  Each day from now until Christmas Eve, we will be featuring a recommended toy, book, stocking stuffer or special gift for the kids, mom and dad and the other members of the family.  For a(…)

Family Storytime:  Thanksgiving in the Woods

Family Storytime: Thanksgiving in the Woods

What is Thanksgiving like at your house?  What do you think it was like for the original settler’s and indians?  Can you imagine having Thanksgiving outside?  Today, we introduce you to Thanksgiving in the Woods from Spark House Family Publishing. This charming book is beautifully illustrated and may have your kids asking for the next(…)

How Can Parents Help Children Dealing With Trauma?

How Can Parents Help Children Dealing With Trauma?

From hurricanes to bullying to illness, how can parents help children dealing with trauma? Monk Monk is a cuddly caped superhero monkey whose superpower is comforting children who are experiencing trauma, anxiety, and grief. Monk Monk’s version of the superhero tool belt is a heart-shaped pocket of caring messages. He’s part of the new Comfort Critter® Kit,(…)

Science Saturday:  Good Night, Little Bot

Science Saturday: Good Night, Little Bot

When we think science in our house, we think robotics – we have robotic arms, robots, drones – you name it, we probably have it.  It’s probably why my daughter wants to be an engineer.  Our love of robots and robotics didn’t start with a kit or a physical robot, it started with characters in(…)