101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky

101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky

With the solar eclipse of August 21st, Adventure Publications thought we might be interested in observing the night sky so they sent along 101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky for us to check out. Is there anything more amazing than the night sky? You’ve seen the stars and the constellations—but there’s so much more(…)

Books with Dinsosaurs as the Main Character

Books with Dinsosaurs as the Main Character

We love dinosaurs.  They are just non-stop fun and the stories that feature the stories that feature them delight us to the core.  Here are a few new ones hitting shelves this July and August thanks to MacMillan Publishers. Dogosaurus Rex Ben can’t wait to adopt the best dog in the world. On a trip(…)

Start Reading with Beginning Readers

Start Reading with Beginning Readers

From the time they are born, we start reading to them.  When it’s time to transition to them reading on their own, beginning readers are the perfect place to start.  Get your child ready to read in three simple steps!  First, read the book to your child.  Second, read the book together.  Third, encourage your child(…)

Books for Young Adults (Teens)

Books for Young Adults (Teens)

We write about a lot of picture books and books for young readers.  Today we are appealing to the older kids and young adults with some great reads from MacMillan Publishers. Internet Famous An engaging and relatable novel for the digital age that perfectly captures the complicated interaction between what goes on in our real(…)

The Negg:  Egg Peeling Simplified

The Negg: Egg Peeling Simplified

My family likes eggs, but we dislike peeling them when boiled or preparing them in our favorite recipe.  That was then and this is now – we love peeling them thanks to The Negg. The Negg is the newest innovation to peel hard boiled eggs! Touted as ‘The World’s Greatest Egg Peeler,’ The Negg takes the frustration out(…)

Family Game Night:  Bouncing Bots

Family Game Night: Bouncing Bots

Recently we became aware of a new game company, Rooster Fin.  RoosterFin games are teacher-created, simple to learn, family friendly games. The games are perfect for your next family game night, party, or birthday gift. They sent along their latest game, Bouncing Bots for us to check out and we have to say – WHAT(…)