How to Raise a Wild Child

A book review of How to Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature by Scott D. Sampson Stars: **** Mariner Books (2016)Nature Education352 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: By the beloved and wildly popular host of the PBS Kids show Dinosaur Train, here is the book… Read More »

The Myth of Ability

A book review of The Myth of Ability: Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Child by John Mighton Stars: **** House of Anansi (2004)Education216 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: For decades teachers and parents have accepted the judgment that some… Read More »

Sand to Stone and Back Again by Nancy Bo Flood – Day One

Stars: ***1/2 Summary: Sand to Stone illustrates the life cycle of sandstone for curious young minds. Open these pages to discover the amazing shapes, colors, and textures natural forces have left behind in the Desert Southwest. Sand to Stone wasn’t exactly what I was expecting and to be honest, at first I didn’t like it.… Read More »

How the Moon Regained Her Shape by Janet Ruth Heller

Stars: ***** Summary: Influenced by Native American folktales, this fascinating story deals with bullying, self-confidence, and understanding the phases of the moon. After the sun insults and bullies her, the moon gets very upset and disappears – much to the chagrin of rabbits who miss their moonlight romps. With the help of her friends, the… Read More »

Disney Princess Write-With-Me Alphabet

I received this learning package from Front Street Reviews and this review was posted there first. Stars: *** Written by Laura Gates GalvinEditor: Brian E. GiblinBook Design: Katie SearsPublished by Studio Mouse 2008 Included: Book, Two Write-On/Wipe-Off Pens, Learning CD and Stickers all in a zippered case. This is a really cute learning book for… Read More »

School Starts at Home by Cheri Fuller

Stars: **** I read this book for the 888 Challenge. This book is part of a three part series on helping your kids become school savvy.* My kid’s aren’t in school and I’m planning on homeschooling them but I figured the book might have some ideas for a homeschooler as well and I was right.… Read More »