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Spanish at Home - Aprendemos en familia - Learn Spanish With Book Written By Three Bilingual Moms [Book Review + Giveaway]


Thinking of introducing your child to the Spanish language, but would prefer to stay in your own home?
 
Spanish at Home - Aprendemos en familia, written by three Moms with different cultural experiences and roots, but connected by the language and their life in the USA, is a great book to introduce the Spanish language to kids in a fun and creative way. This book is geared towards non-native adults with an intermediate level of Spanish, raising children between zero and six years old in an English speaking household.

Read our review of the book and enter for a chance to win a copy of your own.
By Birgit Sund on September 4, 2018

Does Your Child Have Difficulties Adjusting To School Or A New Environment?

Does your child have difficulties adjusting to school or being away from you? 

This is one of our favorite books: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn that may help your child ease his or her fears. 

The book is "for any child who confronts a difficult situation, and for the child within each of us who sometimes needs reassurance." Perfect for first day of school or back-to-school.

By Birgit Sund on August 17, 2018

The World's First Tooth Fairy...Ever by Zane Carson Carruth [Book Review + Giveaway]


Today’s featured book, The World's First Tooth Fairy...Ever by Zane Carson Carruth, is for all parents struggling with the questions: Where did the tooth fairy come from? Why does she take our teeth? What does she do with them?

Find answers to these questions and enter for a chance to win a copy of The World's First Tooth Fairy...Ever.
By Birgit Sund on June 18, 2018

The Baby Unicorn Manifesto by Dain Heer and Katarina Wallentin [Book Review + Giveaway]


"What if children were told they are a gift from the moment they are born? That they can be and do absolutely anything they want? What if children were told daily how grateful we are for their existence? What could they create then? What would be possible then?"

Today's featured book The Baby Unicorn Manifesto by Dain Heer (Author), Katarina Wallentin (Author), Nathalie Beauvois (Illustrator) is a reminder of the unlimited potential we each carry into this world at birth. Read more about the book and enter for a chance to win your own copy.
By Birgit Sund on May 27, 2018

BigFoot Seek-And-Find Series by D.L. Miller [Book Review + Giveaway]


Did you know a giraffe has a black tongue so it doesn’t get sunburned when using it to grasp food in tall trees?

Or that Yellowstone’s Old Faithful geyser shoots 204°F hot water up 170 feet in the air?

How about this: The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, is 1,063 feet tall, weighs 11,100 tons and has 20,000 light bulbs that make the tower sparkle each night?

Or did you know that democracy and freedom of speech were established in Athens, Greece, In the 5th century BCE?


Well, we learned all of that and tons more in today's featured books The BigFoot Seek-And-Find Series by D.L. Miller. Find out more about those fun books and how you can enter to win a copy of either book.
By Birgit Sund on May 21, 2018

Book Review: Martina Ballerina by Imelda Rose Sobiloff [Book Review + Giveaway]


We love books and will be reviewing children’s books for you on a regular basis. The first one is Martina Ballerina by Imelda Rose Sobiloff.

The book is about little Martina who loves to dance, but - is too excited to listen to her teacher. Martina must learn the hard way that ballerinas are calm, poised, and good at taking instruction. Will little Martina achieve her dream of making it onstage or will a difficult lesson and a setback make her want to give up?

Want to know more about the book and how you can get a FREE copy? Read on.
By Birgit Sund on May 8, 2018

Franny’s Father is a Feminist [Book Review + Giveaway]


Do you believe that girls can do anything boys can do? Does your child know that girls have all the same rights, freedoms, and opportunities that boys have?

Today's featured book Franny’s Father is a Feminist is a great way to explain to your child that we're all equal, regardless of our gender. Read our book review and enter for a chance to win a free copy.
By Birgit Sund on May 6, 2018

VentureGirls - Raising Entrepreneurial Girls To Be Tomorrow’s Leaders [Book Giveaway]


According to experts, young children are naturally brilliant at entrepreneurial skills, but far too often that genius is snuffed out. Their bold, imaginative powers are socialized-out by peer pressure and educated-out by a system designed to create the boundaries valued by the old world, not the new.

What if that didn’t happen to your kid…or any kid? What if there was a window in a child’s life when just the right dose of learning at the just right time could produce kids whose gifts were available for the rest of their lives? What could this new kind of kid—an un-diminished kid—become?

Read more about VentureGirls - Raising Entrepreneurial Girls To Be Tomorrow’s Leaders - a book with the goal to empower young girls to see a rich open-ended future for themselves. Plus, enter for a chance to win a free copy.
By Birgit Sund on May 1, 2018

$1 Used Books, 1/2 Off New Books at The Book Spot

As some of you’ve already heard, family-owned book store The Book Spot in Round Rock is unfortunately going out of business. For the next 30 days The Book Spot is having a going-out-of-business sale and is asking book lovers in and around Austin to take some of their 150.000 books off their hands.

By Birgit Sund on September 5, 2016