Welcome to my obsession with children’s books–especially the ones that deal with everyday challenges in a fun and compelling way. I’ll share old classics, new gems, and everything in between to help support you and your kids (or just your kids if they like to read solo). Sign up and you’ll get my top-pick resources, delivered to your inbox each month on the full and new moon.

Be You! Peter H. Reynolds (Orchard Books, 2020)

November 30, 2020

Even though life can feel overwhelming right now—it’s okay to celebrate your differences. Be a free thinker. Discover your own answers. Remember to be you. “Each day is a new chance to be more you.” Peter Reynolds does it again. This time he’s encouraging us (kids and adults)… Read More

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf Lois Ehlert (Scholastic Inc., 1991)

October 16, 2020

The leaves are changing colours (here in the Northern Hemisphere). It’s time to cozy up with your little one to learn about trees, leaves and the changing seasons. I love all of Lois Ehlert’s books and this is no exception. They are brightly coloured collage picture stories about nature and… Read More

The Grateful Book Angela Kohler (Indigo Press, 2019)

September 1, 2020

Have you heard the news? Practicing gratitude is said to increase your happiness, your health and even make you less materialistic. Are you interested? This is a perfect book to spark conversation with your child about what they are grateful for in their lives. A walk in the forest reminds… Read More

Wemberly Worried Kevin Henkes (Scholastic Inc., 2000)

August 4, 2020

Our kids have a lot to worry about these days. Will they be going back to school? If they do, will they be with their friends? Wemberly’s here to help your child open up about their worries. Wemberly is a sweet little mouse who worries about everything. She worries that… Read More