The Joy of Reading Together at Any Age

When is the last time you read to your 20 year old? “Wait a second,” I’m sure you’re thinking, “Is that a typo? She must have meant 2, not...

Published 5 years ago

The Sno Shack: My Favorite Reading Place

I started my first job during my last month of third grade. With my mom’s help, I obtained special permission to leave school ten minutes ea...

Published 5 years ago

How to Live Happily Ever After

If someone asked you to make up a fairy tale, you’d be sure to start it off with “Once upon a time…” and wrap it up using the iconic phrase...

Published 5 years ago

#HowToDad

One of my favorite childhood memories is of sitting on the floor in our living room, listening to my dad read _The Adventures of Tom Sawyer_...

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Is Harry Potter the Solution to All Your Problems?

I’m currently reading the Harry Potter series…for the first time. I know, I know–what took me so long?! Coincidentally, in one of my Human D...

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We Read the Books on the Shelf

The books sitting on the shelves in my house were lawyer books. John Grisham books to be precise. My dad is an attorney, and he has a big li...

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14 Affordable Ways You Can Still Have a Romantic Valentine's Day

After the babysitter canceled and the wait time at our favorite restaurant (where we also happened to have a gift card–score!) was hours lon...

Published 5 years ago

5 Tips to Make Date Night Count Especially as Parents

It’s an unfortunate, incorrect myth that parents seem to accept too often: the romance in our relationship cools off and takes a back seat o...

Published 6 years ago

The 10 Best Picture Books To Gift To Adults

What Do You Do With An Idea [Written by Kobi Yamada, Illustrated by Mae Besom] This is a personal favorite that my mom gifted to Kesler and...

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The Top 10 Ways You Know You're A Parent

When I was younger, we would almost always go to my grandma’s house on Sunday for a delicious Sunday dinner of roast, mashed potatoes, and g...

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10 Quotes About Christmas From Literature

The holiday season is full upon with us, with just 11 days left until Christmas! Christmas is a season that has inspired authors for years,...

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For Days When You Just Aren't Sure You're Doing It Right

Do you ever have those days when you just aren’t sure if you’re doing it right? I do. All too often. I have two little boys, an almost three...

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Readathons, Reading Nooks, and Reading Trees

Trolli Peach Rings. Bubblegum. Pajamas. Books. What do they all have in common? Elementary School Read-a-thon day! Elementary Read-a-thon wa...

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A Year Without TV

When I was 10 and a few weeks before I would start 4th grade, my parents proposed an outlandish idea to me and my siblings: what if as a fam...

Published 5 years ago

3 Selfish Reasons to Read to Your Kids

Today, we are delighted to have Alysa, from Everead, guest posting with us. Please enjoy as she shares why she loves reading with her kids....

Published 5 years ago