Dorling Kindersley Smithsonian History Year by Year DK

Learning with DK & DK Find Out!

I always get super excited to share books with you, my readers. When I was a child I remember the reference books we had in our house and bedroom very fondly. That may sound a wee bit odd. Let me explain. I grew up in a time when we did not have access to information…

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Writing A Novel

Do you have a book in you? Fact or fictional? Related to your blog or totally different from it? Today I am resorting to using a #NaBloPoMo prompt. (And today we are on Day 3 of Internet connection problems.) Do I have a book in me? Well, one of my dreams is to write a…

Dream Big I Can! Kids!

Books That Inspire From I Can! Kids! #Giveaway

“Imagine children everywhere, walking around with confidence, setting goals and developing a plan to accomplish those tasks, knowing that they have the strength and courage to accomplish anything that they set their mind to. These children will dream big. Anything is achievable, anything can be accomplished. These same children grow up; they continue to accomplish…

Fabulous Children’s Reads From Raincoast Books

I was recently sent a huge pile of books from the lovely people of Raincoast Books to enjoy with my family. (And to review of course.) I can say that without a doubt, each book was thoroughly loved by each of us. Below is a summary of each title we received. When It Snows by…

Book Review: How To Be A Math Genius

When I was in high school I loved math. I could not get enough of it. I got such a thrill out of solving math equations and problems that I even considered attending a summer math camp. But I knew that would not be feasible considering I had a summer job lined up at my…

Book Review: Be That Mom by Tina O’Connor

Be That Mom promises to ignite the inner passions every woman has and help organize her life to make her home run more smoothly. Each chapter (and there are 12 of them) is filled with tons of great tips and tricks Tina has learned through her own experiences as being a wife and mother of three.