Tips for using Favorite Things to Encourage Early Language Development: Rainbows

The first stop in our favorite things series is rainbows. In the world of pregnancy loss and pregnancy after loss, rainbows signify the baby born after a loss: the rainbow after the storm of loss and grief. I didn't really embrace the whole "rainbow baby" thing while we were pregnant with Stitch, but this spring [...]

Tips for using Favorite Things to Encourage Early Language Development: A Series

My husband, Lloyd, and I both love Halloween. I'm sure that's not terribly surprising, considering how we embrace imagination. I mean, we had Batman and Ladybug Girl elements in our wedding! As Halloween approaches this year, we've spent a fair amount of time considering a costume for Stitch, who will be 20-months-old. Should we do [...]

By |2018-01-14T13:18:57+00:00October 9th, 2017|Literacy|0 Comments

Our Ten Favorite Pirate Children’s Books

Long before I was married and had kiddos, I ran two different after school programs. I based much of my curriculum on children's literature and built quite the collection of children's books. I'd also coordinate with the weird and wonderful different "holidays" that I could find. One of my favorites has always been Talk [...]

By |2018-01-14T13:24:45+00:00September 19th, 2017|Literacy, Usborne Books & More|0 Comments