Magic Sleep Socks

If “magic beans” worked for Jack when he grew the giant beanstalk, could “Magic Sleep Socks” work for your little one?   Sometimes you do everything right. You follow the nightly routine to the letter, you keep the household calm as bedtime approaches, you read the perfect story, but sleep still alludes your little one. … Read more…

Word of the week: Shower

“April Showers Bring May Flowers” My grandmother used to say this on rainy April days when I wanted to go outside and play, I can’t imagine being very impressed with her optimism when I just wanted the rain to stop. So, how do we use this little saying to build a child’s vocabulary? Here’s 3 … Read more…

Make Way For Ducklings

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey tells the story of soon-to-be parents looking for the ideal neighborhood to build their first home. Yes, the expectant parents are ducks, but the lessons to be learned apply to all species! Things like: Listen to your parents! Come when they call you! Stay together! Don’t wander off! … Read more…

Read Across American on March 2

A tall black cat in white gloves and a red and white striped top hat is pulling up to your house in a small sports car, what should you do? A Lorax is going door to door in your neighborhood collecting signatures on a petition to save the trees. You know an elephant named Horton … Read more…

Keep The Learning Going: At The Library

Libraries are magical places where pirates roam and unicorns dance and children can fly – all within the pages of a book! Ready to travel the world?  Fasten your seat belt and let’s go! Step 1: Check out your local public library! Many have weekly story hours for preschoolers and special children’s library rooms or … Read more…