Our Favorite Halloween Books

This Halloween I have decorated our house with our board and picture books. It has been so fun to have them out around the house. My boys lo...

Published 3 years ago

5 Tips for Reading with your Grandkids

Whether you live next door to your grandkids, or across several continents from them, reading to and with them is one of the best ways to ha...

Published 3 years ago

Too Many Books!

Any time customers cancel their Bookroo subscription, we ask why. We want to know how we can improve our service, and feedback from users pr...

Published 3 years ago

Behind the Scenes at Bookroo

One of the best jobs at Bookroo is preparing truckload after truckload of boxes filled with books to be shipped to our wonderful customers....

Published 3 years ago

The Beginning of a Favorite Tradition

The end of 2012 was a year of big changes for our family. In October, we moved to New York City. The following week, my husband started a ne...

Published 3 years ago

The Best Things In Life

It’s fall now, can you believe it? It seems like yesterday we were all on vacation, soaking up the summer sun. Now you’re back in the normal...

Published 3 years ago

14 Fall Activities To Do Instead of Movie Night

Well can you believe another summer has come and gone? Here at Bookroo HQ, we can just start to feel the coolness of autumn setting in. It’s...

Published 3 years ago

10 Books We Sent Our Readers

So what kind of books does Bookroo send? Well, that’s a very good question and I’m glad you asked. The following is a list of my personal to...

Published 3 years ago

How We Finally Got Our Boy to Stay in Bed

Just last night we had a breakthrough with our sleepless boy. We tucked him into his bed like we always do. And then we came out and crossed...

Published 3 years ago

How to Talk to Kids: Leave the "Smart" & "Pretty" Comments at Home

Almost every Sunday I fall into a trap. I see a toddler boy decked out in a collared shirt and little bow-tie, or a little girl in layers of...

Published 3 years ago

What About Ebooks

Tablets. Phones. Kindles. Today, electronics make it easier than ever to access a book. A few weeks ago, Tiffany and I presented about Bookr...

Published 3 years ago

When Silence Really Is Golden

They say silence is golden. But as a mother of two young boys, I also know silence can mean mischief. You know what I’m talking about, right...

Published 3 years ago

5 Things Our Grandma Taught Us

Two weeks ago we drove to Idaho for our grandma’s funeral. We had a special weekend there celebrating her life with the rest of our family....

Published 3 years ago

The Little Engine That Would

“I think I can. I think I can. I think I can. I think I can.” We’re all familiar with the noble lesson shared so warmly and memorably by the...

Published 3 years ago

33 Free Activities to Minimize Screen Time This Summer

School’s out, and the kids are home! And soon (way too soon) you run out of all the activities you’ve been planning for summer. Then comes t...

Published 3 years ago