Category: Kids books.

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Very Rich by Polly Horvath

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Very Rich by Polly Horvath

YA (Young Adult) isn’t a genre I read often because…I’m not a young adult. And, I don’t have children who are anywhere near that age group yet (whew!). But, when Christmas time rolls around, I have to read a wide range of books I normally wouldn’t because I do lots of...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: The Lost Christmas by b.b. cronin

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: The Lost Christmas by b.b. cronin

So of course I’m going to post a review of a kids Christmas book before December 25-how could I not? Books are probably the one thing I never hesitate to give my kids. Confession: I love buying toys. I absolutely adore visiting Toys R Us and any other toy store,...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Halloween Picture Books

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Halloween Picture Books

We get really excited about Halloween at our house. Pre-kids, my husband and I used to have a huge costume kegger each year, but now that we’re parents we decorate our house, go trick-or-treating, and attempt to get our oldest into the Halloween spirit without...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Back to School Picture Books

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Back to School Picture Books

Before this year, my daughter attended daycare twice a week to give me some time to myself, but starting this past September, she’s begun attending a full-day preschool, which feels awfully similar to Kindergarten (for both her and myself!). It was this shift in...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Runaway Baby Brother by Katy Hudson

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Runaway Baby Brother by Katy Hudson

As I write and post this, I am 39 weeks pregnant with a baby boy: a younger brother to my 3-year-old daughter. I’m well past my ‘nesting’ phase of cooking frozen meals and making sure our diaper stash is stocked- my feet are swollen to hell, so the...
A House Dedicated to Books is the Best Kind of House

A House Dedicated to Books is the Best Kind of House

Now that I’m an ‘urban mom’, I’m constantly on the look-out for child-friendly spaces in downtown Calgary. Recently, I discovered a wonderful place called The Children’s Reading Place, which is a beautiful little home found in the...