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Celebrity entertainer Nick Cannon has apparently penned and illustrated a children’s book! Who knew?! In March 2015, “Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems” will debut. This book cover sa diverse range of kid-friendly topics including funny, silly, gross, heartwarming, as well as serious poems, and will also include a number of illustrations created by Cannon himself. Additionally, the book for kids ages 7 and up will feature black-and-white illustrations by street artists whose works have been shown around the world including Art Mobb (aka Michael Farhat), Califawnia (aka Fawn Arthur), Captain Kris (aka Kristian Douglas), Morf (aka Jack Fish), Queen Andrea(aka Andrea von Bujdoss), MAST, and Mike P.  The inspiration behind this book came from […] Continue reading →

Olympic ice skating champion and mom to two, Kristi Yamaguchi is inspiring children to conquer their fears and reach for the stars with her second children’s book It’s A Big World Little Pig. Kristi draws on her own experiences throughout the book from when she was competing in figure skating competitions and has authored a book that provides an easy to read format with fun and colorful illustrations. The book follows Poppy as she travels to Paris for an international skating competition. Although nervous, Poppy meets her fellow competitors and learns that although each one of them is different on […] Continue reading →

Last year for Dr Seuss’ birthday we put together a list of ways for families to celebrate. With this being such a Seuss-centric week and in honor of the highly anticipated animated big-screen debut of one the author’s most favored books, The Lorax, we have something a little different for […] Continue reading →

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(source) I have to admit, as much as I love sand and sun, I get a little bored on destination vacations. I like to get out and explore beyond the beach and immerse myself in the culture of wherever I happen to be, and when I am at a resort I tend to find this a bit more challenging. After my trip to South Carolina, I shared my thoughts on taking small children (under 4) on vacation – do what you want (within reason) because they don’t have the same expectations. They can have fun pretty much anywhere! I was […] Continue reading →

Though I am a homeschooling mom, September still means new beginnings for my children’s education. This September will be my very first foray into structured learning for my boys. They are quite young, so most of this “structure” will actually be quite laid back, and often times will involve reading more than anything. With all of this preparation, I have been pulling out my stash of the Classic Children’s books that I loved as a child, and plan to read to them this year. I have also found myself reminiscing while sorting through some of the stand-by’s that have been […] Continue reading →

Elton John and his partner David Furnish became parents after welcoming their son Zachary, into the world last December. Like most doting daddies, these two have made a habit of reading to their son every night. Elton spoke to British radio station Magic FM last week and said: “Every night at 6.30pm we read him a story.” “That’s the highlight of the day. I’ve become an expert on children’s books.” Curious as to what his favorite books are? “Of course we’ve done the ‘Hungry Caterpillar’! He likes ‘Stick Man’ and also ‘The Gruffalo’. Author Julia Donaldson is amazing, she’s fantastic.” Oh we […] Continue reading →