Category Archives: Ages 0+

Introducing Children to Books, Part II

This post is the second in a three-part series of posts about choosing books for young children at various stages of development. All three posts will be permanently housed here:¬†Introducing Children to Books. When my third child was eighteen months … Continue reading

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14 Children’s Books to Introduce Kids to Colors

I set out with the intent of selecting 10 books — and only 10 books — about colors to recommend to you. I knew at the outset that many more than 10 great books about colors have been written and … Continue reading

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Introducing Children to Books, Part I

This post is the first in a three-part series of posts about choosing books for young children at various stages of development. All three posts will be permanently housed here: Introducing Children to Books. Introducing my children to books was … Continue reading

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12 Books for Nature-Loving Babies and Toddlers

For babies and toddlers, I seek out books about familiar plants and animals. You can teach kids about strangler figs and spider monkeys later (unless you live in a rainforest). Here is a list of books to encourage babies and … Continue reading

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5 Books Every Toddler Should Own

My third child is a toddler right now. He is finally hooked on books and requests — or rather demands — repeat readings of his favorites. I am so thankful that I am able to surround him with wonderful books … Continue reading

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12 Children’s Books About Africa

I am very excited to share this list of books about Africa with you.¬†There are so many fantastic picture books set in Africa that it was challenging to choose just twelve. The booklist below includes stories set in a variety … Continue reading

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Children’s Books to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, my kids are hard at work making valentines and I am hard at work reading books. I have waded through the masses of uninspired Valentine’s Day stories and discovered five delightful Valentine’s Day stories to share … Continue reading

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