Category: Kids books.

IveReadThis Jr. Edition: A Cozy Canadian Christmas

IveReadThis Jr. Edition: A Cozy Canadian Christmas

How did we get here so quickly? I know everyone may not feel the same way, but this year flew by for me and my family. My kids are near to bursting with excitement for Christmas so I’m trying to calm them down by doing some quiet reading with them. And what...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Across the Ages

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Across the Ages

I’ve got an almost 6-year-old, and an almost 3-year-old, and luckily they both enjoy sitting and listening to me read books that suit both age groups, but I do realize there will come a time when my oldest may not want to sit through the same books my youngest...
IveReadThis Jr. Edition: Happy Hanukkah

IveReadThis Jr. Edition: Happy Hanukkah

Most of my readers are probably aware of this by now, but I’m not Jewish. Still, I like to read my kids books about Hanukkah because I think it’s important they understand that not everyone celebrates Christmas, there are other holidays that happen around...
IveReadThis Jr. Edition: The World Around Them

IveReadThis Jr. Edition: The World Around Them

When I saw the announcement for the upcoming release of the picture book Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky, I was really excited. I had been looking for a way to approach the topic of racism with my 5 year-old because she hears the...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Halloween with Confidence

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Halloween with Confidence

In the past few weeks, I’ve gotten the question of whether or not I’ll allow my children to trick-or-treat this Halloween. I typically answer this question with a joke (one of my go-to coping mechanisms) when I ask: who gets to decide whether Halloween is...
Book Review: How to Raise a Reader by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo

Book Review: How to Raise a Reader by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo

I’ve spoken before about how much I enjoy reading parenting books that teach what I already know-I love being preached to, as a member of the choir! I get a smug sense of satisfaction, sort of like sitting through a class that you already know the lesson of....