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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 years ago

4 Ways to be an Awesome Long Distance Grandparent

As someone who never lived close to either of my grandparents (and whose children won’t either for the foreseeable future) this is a subject...

Published 4 years ago

Oops! Did I Really Just Say That On the News?

Okay, have you ever been on the news? Or up in front of a class, teaching or presenting or singing, or whatever? Well, Bookroo was just on...

Published 5 years ago

Why These 10 Kids Love Reading With Mom

In case your day wasn’t already full of cuteness, we took time earlier this week to ask some of our favorite little ones a simple question:...

Published 5 years ago

8 Princesses You Might Actually Want Your Daughter to Emulate

Many a princess seems to be simply another damsel in distress. A girl whose problems are solved again and again by breaking down in a fit of...

Published 5 years ago

What One Billionaire Thinks About the Value of Reading

We’ve mentioned before that reading can make your child richer. Well, today we’re back with even more convincing evidence. As it turns out,...

Published 3 years ago

The 100 Best Quotes About Reading

You know we love books around here. We also love discovering the inspiring things that have been said about books. We thought you might, too...

Published 5 years ago