Audrey and Colleen have blogged, vlogged, Tweeted and Facebooked their way to achieving the perfect balance between the thrill of having a career and the joy of motherhood. Thankfully for the rest of us, they are sharing their “secrets to success” in their new upcoming book entitled The Digital Mom Handbook.
As the mother of an active toddler, I barely remember my pre-baby self. Lyss Stern, founder of Divalyssicious Moms, sent me a copy of her new book If You Give a Mom a Martini: 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself.
School’s almost out. You may be looking for great summer books for your teen. I had a chance to review Justina Chen Headley’s third book, North of Beautiful. And I highly recommend it to teen girls and their mothers.
Terra Rose Cooper, has a port wine stain covering the left side of her face. She tries to cover her birthmark with heavy makeup and undergoes numerous painful procedures in an attempt to remove it. In Terra’s mind, her birthmark defines her. She works out compulsively in an attempt to maintain a perfect body since she believes her figure is the only thing her boyfriend values about her.
Learning to recognize different coins and understanding their value is an essential part of the preschool and the kindergarten curriculum.
Parents can use coins to introduce math concepts like sorting and counting. You can help your child learn to identify coins and their value while teaching them to save money using Coin County: A Bank in a Book, an award-winning book by Innovative Kids.
Momma Loves Her Little Son, a new book by the son of June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash, has won a place in my heart and on my bookshelf. John Carter Cash explains that the book is based on his own relationship with his mother who frequently told him that “Momma loves her little son.”
The folks at MomCentral sent me a review sample of Suzy Welch’s new book
10-10-10: A Life-Transforming Idea. From the cover, it looked like another “self-help” book. Since I’m not a big fan of that genre, I’ll admit that I only cracked open 10-10-10 because of Suzy Welch’s…ahem…notoriety.* But I kept reading because the 10-10-10 idea actually made sense.
Some books are so good that I’ll stay awake all night to finish reading them. The Help is one of those books. It also happens to be one of the best fiction books I’ve read about race relations and the birth of the civil rights movement. Set in rural Mississippi during the 1960s, the book mentions Martin Luther […]
February 12th is Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday. Mark the occasion by reading Animals Charles Darwin Saw, a picture book that is part of the Explorers Adventure Series by Chronicle Books. The book is intended for children ages 7 to 12, but younger children might need help with some of the advanced vocabulary. Teachers and librarians will […]