2014 Olympics Pictogram Memory Game

2014 Olympics Pictogram Memory Game

The 2014 Olympics take place in Sochi, Russia this February and if your family is anything like mine, we’ll be glued to the Games! We love The Olympics and don’t care how much of it our children watch! Gymnastics was Big Brother’s favorite during the 2012 Summer Olympics, so I’m interested to see what he
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Reading Roundup: Martin Luther King, Jr. Books

Reading Roundup: Martin Luther King, Jr. Books

This reading roundup is a book list containing five MLK books, or children’s books about Martin Luther King, Jr. He maintains a significant spot in America’s history and I as I found out through my book search, there are several resources for young readers about this man. I have chosen only five to share with
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Reading Roundup: Night Before Christmas Books

Reading Roundup: Night Before Christmas Books

Since I wrote a list of ten Christmas books for Mom Endeavors this month, I decided to round up ten Night Before Christmas books here! There are so many books about Santa and Christmas or The Holidays that we are in no shortage of things to read with our little ones this time of year!
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Reading Roundup: Santa Books

Reading Roundup: Santa Books

Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas! Are you looking forward to Christmas this year? If you like to count down to the big day, you may enjoy this egg carton Advent Calendar! I am! (I always am!) I think my oldest is starting to understand that Jesus was born and Santa Claus pays him a visit.
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When Christmas Feels Like Home by Gretchen Griffith and Illustrated by Carolina Farias

When Christmas Feels Like Home by Gretchen Griffith and Illustrated by Carolina Farias

At the end of September I had the pleasure of meeting Gretchen Griffith, a children’s book author from North Carolina. We were both attending the SCBWI Carolinas Conference. It was my first conference and Gretchen was on the panel of one of the first sessions I attended. She was sharing her experience with writing and
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Reading Roundup: Veterans’ Day Books

Reading Roundup: Veterans’ Day Books

November 11th is known as Veterans’ Day in America and is always celebrated on the day of the week it lands. That means it’s not always a Monday holiday. It is a holiday where we take a moment and remember veterans past and present that have dutifully served our country. In honor of this holiday,
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Thirty Days of Thankfulness

Thirty Days of Thankfulness

Thanksgiving will be here before we know it! If you’re like us, you have an extra pumpkin around the house right now. I’d like to challenge you to Thirty Days of Thankfulness for the month of November. By the end of the month, you’ll have one thankful pumpkin on display to kick off the holidays!
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Reading Roundup: Books About Spiders

Reading Roundup: Books About Spiders

I rounded¬†up ten books about spiders. Even those with arachnophobia¬†might be able to enjoy these. Children often enjoy learning about creepy, crawly things, so even if you shudder at the thought of a spider, reading these books to your kids may do no harm. If spiders aren’t your thing, you may enjoy reading books about
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