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.
I’m excited to announce that Paddywhack Lane’s new picture book “The Costume Trunk” and line of coordinating toys is now available at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide and online at www.paddywhacklane.com.
While I am a great believer in “unplugged play” and limited screen-time for young children, I recognize that technology and even television shows can enhance learning. One of my favorite educational television shows is WordWorld, and I recently had a chance to test their new iPad apps for kids.
I have to admit that this is not the type of book I normally would pick up. I was recently given the chance to review Melissa Jones book: Emily Hudson: A Novel. I am so glad that I did. This book was wonderfully written and kept me intrigued from beginning to end. It was hard for me to put this book down and I craved more when I was finished…
Personalization is enjoying a renaissance in the children’s market. But why settle for just having your kid’s name in a book when the main character can look like your kid. Even better, MJM Books publishes original personalized, customizable children’s stories with illustrations drawn by an artist. All three available books are sweet stories about the […]
Since I work outside the home, my decision to read Dr. Laura’s new book In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms was a bit masochistic. If you are a working mother and you pick up this book, prepare yourself for a massive guilt trip.
As I read, I tried to remind myself that this book wasn’t written for me. In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms was written for SAHMs who feel under-appreciated and who may face criticism from family and peers for their decision. And Dr. Laura provides validation, praise and talking points to use when dealing with naysayers.
Best-selling cookbook author Nava Atlas of www.vegkitchen.com, sent me a copy of her new book. This satirical recipe book will make you laugh as you reflect on the joys and challenges of modern marriage. Each “recipe” is accompanied with retro 1950s graphics and vintage advertisements.
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.