Archive

Creative, Not Crafty: 5 Easy Ways to Foster Creative Storytelling & Play

Fostering Creativity

Jennifer of the simply fabulous Classic Play asked me about how I encourage creativity as a mom. I was thankful for a chance to be involved in her great website because I BELIEVE in classic play, and excited to work with Jennifer because she’s incredibly talented and super sweet. Here’s me getting a little personal ... Read more...

10 {Awesome} Book Themed Gifts

Best Birthday Presents

I’ve gotten several e-mails and phone calls recently from friends and Little Storiesers asking what to buy for upcoming birthday presents. Even though I’ve written about gifts before, I don’t feel I’ve done the topic justice. It seems that not only are we lured and marketed into buying some pretty bad toys for our own kids, ... Read more...

Road Trip Ready

Road Trip Ideas

As many of you know, we’ve been road-tripping lately. Through my travels I’ve found some winning ideas that have made the long ride an enjoyable trip instead of a dreaded nightmare! I share those ideas today over at Modern Parents Messy Kids. Head on over for more… Read more...

Story Time! {5 Simple Steps to Better Engage Your Child In Books}

Reading Books

I’ve told you before that while the Little Stories concepts are not complicated, they can be difficult to implement. That’s mostly because change is hard. But even before the change is hard part, comes the “I just need to see these concepts in action so I can really get it” part. So, to show many of ... Read more...

How to Read Books Right

Reading a book is a performance!

You know books are top of the list for language learning, but how you read them can make all of the difference as to how much language your child actually learns and how your child feels about books and reading in the long run. While this is a topic I could talk about for days ... Read more...