Meet Pumpkin Jack!

Pumpkin Jack by Will Hubbell is the story of a young boy named Tim who names his Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Jack.    Tim carves his first Jack-O-Lantern and keeps Jack in his bedroom as a night light until Jack’s mother says Jack can no longer stay in the house because he is starting to rot. Tim moves … Read more…

Family apple picking fun!

Up, Up, Up! It’s Apple Picking Time by Jodi Fickes Shapiro Myles wakes up early for the family trip to his grandparent’s apple farm! He measures the trip’s distance in the number of picnics it takes to get there! On the farm, everyone pitches in to help pick apples. And there are so many different … Read more…

Have one magical memory morning this holiday season!

Make a special memory for your children this Christmas! Watch the webinar and follow the handouts and get set for a magical day of family memories… One Magical Memory Morning Webinar Magic Memory Morning Planning Sheet MMM Holiday Shopping List  MMM Planning Calendar Christmas Around the World: Mexico (don’t forget the coupon code: getready)   … Read more…

Show your child the magic of lights in the dark!

I have childhood memories of being bundled into the car on a dark winter night and going to look at Christmas lights! I grew up at the Jersey Shore and there was one special house that people came from miles away to enjoy. The Mueller Family had a Nursery and Garden Shop, so they had … Read more…

GR4K’s Daily Kindergarten Readiness Tips:

Today’s GR4K Kindergarten Readiness Tip is: 12/3/2018: Help your child recognize the letters in their first name. Here’s what this could look like: Write your child’s first name on several cards. Start with a capital letter and make all of the rest lower case. For a set of “teacher approved” letters to use, look here: … Read more…

It’s Book Club Monday and we’re being thankful!

Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes is a sweet story about a family getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving. The pictures are rich and full of details; each picture tells its own story! Compare the pictures in the story to Thanksgiving preparations at your house! And, most important, use the story to continue your family discussion … Read more…