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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6 Snuggly Bedtime Books for Babies

My favorite part of the day is reading to my children before bed. My oft-exuberant children succumb to their sleepiness and curl up beside me on the couch. The concerns of the day are forgotten as we begin to read. … Continue reading

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10 Children’s Books About Snow

Here are ten delightful books to share with your children when the first snowflakes of the season fall. These books describe the anticipation of the first snowfall and the joy of playing in the snow. You will also find inspiration … Continue reading

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10 Books to Capture Your Baby’s Attention

Before my first child was born, I had already amassed a small library of children’s books. I spent nine months anticipating sharing my precious picture book collection with my child. When I first sat down to read to my one-month-old … Continue reading

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