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Book A Day:  Party Animals!

Book A Day: Party Animals!

We’ve brought you some amazing books so far and we are only on December 5th!  Today, we are helping you and your children find your inner party animal!  This book is unique in how it unfolds. It’s a story and a find-and-seek book as well.  Get down on the floor and have fun with this(…)

Book A Day December:  The Nutcracker Papercut Pop-Up Book

Book A Day December: The Nutcracker Papercut Pop-Up Book

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)

STEM for Science Saturday:  Nanotechnology

STEM for Science Saturday: Nanotechnology

Super Gear: Nanotechnology and Sports Team Up How are the sports played by Michael Phelps, Serena Williams, Michelle Wie, and Usain Bolt related? Nanotechnology! Engineers manipulate nanoparticles – so small that they can’t be seen without a special microscope – to invent new materials with astonishing properties. This is the cutting-edge science of nanotechnology, and(…)

Fun Picture Books for the Kids

Fun Picture Books for the Kids

We love books here at Mom-Spot and one of our favorite publishers is Lerner Publishing Group.  Their Fall offerings are amazing and today we want to introduce you to two of their new picture books. Stinker This book really resonated with us as our dog, #OhMarlin came from the pound after being there for 18(…)

Fall is Here! Favorite Seasonal Books for Children

Fall is Here! Favorite Seasonal Books for Children

Fall is here!  Sweater weather, apple cider, cozy evenings by the fire, blustery afternoons – we’ve got the books for it thanks to Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group.  Young readers can get in the fall feeling with our favorite seasonal picture books that celebrate the feeling of community we’re so thankful for. Little Elliott, Fall Friends(…)

Holiday Gift Guide – Book:  Adventures Around the Globe

Holiday Gift Guide – Book: Adventures Around the Globe

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(…)