Kid Lit: Zoo Zen

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Zoo Zen: A Yoga Story for Kids by Kristen Fischer To be published on July 1, 2017. Goodreads Summary: What could be more fun for kids than to hop like a frog, slither like a snake, and roar like a […]

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Date Night, Paint Night

A couple years ago Jim bought me a couples paint night for Christmas, and we went with another couple and had a great time. Since then Jim has been anxious to do another paint night. Let’s just say his painting turned out a LOT better than mine that first time. When I scheduled a paint […]

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Kid Lit: A World of Pausabilities

I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  A World of Pausabilities: A Exercise in Mindfulness by Frank J Sileo Published on February 13, 2017. Goodreads Summary: This is a rhyming guide that introduces children to mindfulness and shows them how to live mindfully by taking pauses in their lives. […]

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Movie Review: Captain Underpants

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie IMDB Summary:  Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. My Thoughts: We went to see the Captain Underpants movie on opening day with some friends. We all loved it. There is a lot going […]

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Great Reads from May 2017

Today, I’m sharing the 4-star and 5-star books I reviewed over the last month over on Opinionated Book Lover. I actually kept up with my blog this month, and I read a lot of great books, so my list is pretty long this month. Click on the book title to read my full review. Tumbling […]

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Junie B. Jones / Garden Field Trip

A couple of weeks ago, I went with Christopher’s 1st grade class on their spring field trip. We went to a First Stage Children’s Theater performance of Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook. It was a play adapted from the books Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook and Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome […]

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Book Review: The Bone Sparrow (MG)

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon Goodreads Summary: Subhi is a refugee. Born in an Australian permanent detention center after his mother and sister fled the violence of a distant homeland, Subhi has only ever known life behind the […]

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Kid Lit: Grow Happy

I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  Grow Happy by Jon Lasser and Sage Foster-Lasser Published on February 13, 2017. Goodreads Summary: Kiko is a gardener. She takes care of her garden with seeds, soil, water, and sunshine. In Grow Happy, Kiko also demonstrates how she cultivates happiness, […]

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