articles + advice

articles + advice

 

Everything to Love About Halloween

 Halloween is coming and it’s a fabulous time to encourage BIG BRAIN thinking with our kids! Here’s a curated list of Spooky Books + Brains Halloween Favorites to make the most of this imaginative, creative time with your little ones. Costume Planning   Whether your family is planning to dress …

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Learning about Gut Health with Kids

The more I learn about gut health, the more I am convinced it is the greatest superpower we can give our children (with empathy being a close second).  When I learned that my children’s gut health would be largely established upon entering preschool and would affect their personality, mood, and ability …

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The Best Gifts For Bookworms

If you are looking for the best educational gifts for kids who love to read, we’ve got you covered. We’ve paired some of the most beloved children’s books and brainiest toys to make what we consider the best gifts for little bookworms. Our selection of books and toys are tried …

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Merry Books + Brains

It feels a little bit like the Grinch stole Christmas this year: no Santa, Christmas parades, snowy vacations, or big merry feasts. I will probably still end up buying too many toys as usual, but as the holidays approach, I know there isn’t anything I can wrap up for my …

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Bully-Proof Books

The Best Books to Prepare Your Child (and Yourself) for Bullies My 4-year-old son Liam loved his initial days back at preschool. His typical response when we asked how his day went was, “252 thumbs up!” Then, one day, it changed to a meager gesture of one thumb to the …

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Beautiful Back-to-School Books

As the first day of school approaches, it seems not even pandemics or forest fires will take away the excitement of going back to school. After a 6-month hiatus, our appreciation and love for classroom teachers has never been stronger.  As the first day of school approaches, we’ve been diving …

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