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  • Books You Gotta Read: Age 2
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    Books You Gotta Read: Age 2

    Are you looking for books to share with your 2-year-old? I began compiling this list of books when my children were 8, 5, and 2. We are a homeschooling family. I put a lot of emphasis on reading. In addition to more formal reading lessons, my oldest also must read 2.5 hours on her own […] More

  • Board Books for Valentine's Day for Toddlers
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    Board Books for Valentine’s Day for Toddlers

    Valentine’s Day is just two short weeks away. Although my daughter is now a preschooler, she and I still love reading board books together. My infant son also enjoys hearing books read aloud. Here are some of our favorite board books for Valentine’s Day for toddlers (and preschoolers). Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! (2009) Happy Valentine’s […] More

  • Board Books for Halloween for Toddlers
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    Board Books for Halloween for Toddlers

    In anticipation of the upcoming holiday, my toddler daughter and I have been busy reading all the Halloween books on which we can get our hands at the local library. Here are some of our favorite, and recommended, board books for Halloween for toddlers, all available on Amazon via my affiliate links. Ollie’s Halloween (2013) […] More

  • Board Books for Summer for Toddlers
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    Board Books for Summer for Toddlers

    The long, hot days of summer are quickly approaching. To help your little reader prepare for the changing of the seasons, try reading some summer-themed books. My daughter and I recommend the following board books for summer for toddlers. (Post contains affiliate links.) Baby Loves Summer! (2012) Baby Loves Summer! (2012) written and illustrated by […] More

  • Board Books for Easter for Toddlers
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    Board Books for Easter for Toddlers

    Easter is soon approaching! Time for dyeing Easter eggs, making springtime treats, and watching the world fill with baby animals. If you are looking for a board book about Easter to read with your younger child this holiday, check out some of our favorite Easter board books for toddlers, all available on Amazon via my […] More

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    ‘Grumpy Gloria’ Book Review

    “Gloria was glum and grumpy. Out of sorts. Sad and lumpy,” begins Grumpy Gloria by Anna Dewdney. When her little girl receives a new doll for a birthday present, Gloria begins to feel left out. Brother and sister try to cheer Gloria up with toys, a jog, and even a bath. But Gloria is staying […] More