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11 Books About Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, or the Spring Celebration, indicates the beginning of the new year on the traditional Chinese lunar-solar calendar. The celebration is a very important part of Chinese culture, and Chinese people all over the world take part. In fact, one-sixth of...

6 Tips for Decluttering Children’s Books

In January I tend to go into purge mode. I usually have no problem clearing out clutter and getting rid of things we don't need, but there's one area where I struggle -- books. My emotional attachment to books is strong, and it's hard for me to let any of them go,...

9 Children’s Books About Groundhog Day

I'm not a huge fan of winter, so every year I anxiously await the verdict of Punxsutawney Phil. I love Groundhog Day because it's a silly, fun tradition, and a great opportunity to talk with kids about weather and the changing seasons. You may also like these 15...

7 Children’s Books About the New Year

My kids are fascinated by the idea of a new year. "You mean, one day it is one year, and the next day it is another one?" Yep! It's pretty amazing. I love a the new year, as well. It always feels great to have a fresh start, with new goals to achieve. I am setting a...

15 Diverse Winter Picture Books

I have a confession: I hate winter. I don't like snow. I don't like cold weather. My kids, on the other hand...they LOVE winter. As soon as Thanksgiving is over, they're checking for snowflakes and planning the snowman they're going to build. And while I don't love...

22 Awesome Feminist Tote Bags

Every book lover needs a reliable tote bag. I mean, how else are you going to get all those books home from the library? If you're going to carry your books in a tote bag, you might as well choose one that allows you to express yourself. These awesome feminist tote...

13 Best Podcasts for Kids

I am a bit of a podcast addict. I subscribe to more podcasts than I have time to listen to, and they keep me company while I am working, exercising, driving, or doing dishes. Podcasts have become my go-to, whether I want to learn something new, or I just want to...

7 Books About Kwanzaa

I've been aware of Kwanzaa for years, but it wasn't until the kids and I dove into learning about other cultures that I truly understood what made the holiday special. The word Kwanzaa is Swahili for "first fruits," and the week-long celebration culminates with a...

5 Gifts for Kids That Aren’t Toys

While I love celebrating birthdays and holidays with my family, there's one thing I don't look forward to: the addition of more toys to our collection. My kids are blessed with more than enough things to play with, and we declutter and donate toys regularly. But...

23 Native American Books for Kids

Over the course of history, the stories of Native Americans have rarely been told...at least, not accurately. Even today, it can be hard to find representations of indigenous people in literature, particularly written in their own voices. I remember my oldest son...

9 Hanukkah Books for Kids

Our family celebrates Christmas, but I also feel it's important to learn about other cultures and traditions. And of course, when we want to learn something new, we turn to -- books! That's where the inspiration for this list of Hanukkah books originated. You may also...

9 Children’s Books About Elections and Voting

I have always been a voter. The main reason I've always voted is because my parents always voted. From an early age, the stressed to me how important it was to vote in every election, no matter the candidates or issues on the table. And so, as a parent, I take my...

11 Diverse Christmas Books for Kids

Recently, I was discussing Christmas books with some other parents in a Facebook group. One mom was really struggling to find books that featured an African-American Santa Claus. Most of the books she found were out of print and hard to locate. She was really hoping...

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