March 23, 2017

A Little Something Silly | Don’t Squish the Sasquatch & Don’t Splash the Sasquatch

We LOVE silly books at our house. The more ridiculous, the better! Do you know what makes a 3 year old’s giggle box turn over? Think of something completely absurd, I mean really use your imagination, add some silly sounds, […]
March 1, 2017

Lenten thoughts | Good Dirt

Here’s the honest truth when it comes to guiding my kids in their spirituality: I’m pretty often terrified I’m screwing it up. With Margaret, I wonder, did I choose to show her love today, or did I grow impatient too […]
February 4, 2017

Happy birthday, Rosa Parks | board books for black history month

It’s black history month, and today I wanted to share two board books we received recently that I think are perfect to introduce some important historical figures of the civil rights movement to little minds. Did you know Rosa Parks […]
January 19, 2017

Book Spotlight: They All Saw a Cat

Have you ever thought about how we can look at the same thing, and see it so, so differently? What shapes the way we see? Brendan Wenzel’s picture book They All Saw a Cat explores this concept through his beautiful, […]
December 22, 2016

Bear and Mouse Read Christmas: Maple and Willow’s Christmas Tree

Sisters, Sisters, there were never such devoted sisters!               Secretly every time I watch “White Christmas” I hope one day Bonnie and Margaret will learn the fan dance, become a singing duo, and wear […]