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REVIEW OF THE BOOK: Rare is Everywhere * Author / Illustrator: Deborah Katz Published by: Miss Bird Books Released: Ages: 4 – 9 RaisingMom.ca *****Starred Review***** Order from Chapters/Indigo, Amazon.ca or Amazon.com* From the Publisher: What makes us unique? Genes – they make people and animals different in surprising and amazing ways. In British Columbia, some black […]
REVIEW OF THE BOOK: Have You Seen Birds? Author: Joanne Oppenheim Illustrator: Barbara Reid Published by: Scholastic Released: Originally published in 1986, Re-release Spring 2017 Ages: 3 – 9 ****Starred Review!!**** Order from Chapters/Indigo, or Amazon.ca* From the Publisher: Like many of nature’s wonders, birds are often taken for granted. But these birds won’t go unnoticed! Spring, summer, autumn and winter birds, […]
Want Less Yelling and Better Communication?? Me too! Did you ever try that trick of staring at the same spot for so long that it went gray and you could see nothing? Apparently our brains have the ability to ignore or tune out stimuli with which they’re familiar. That’s what it seems my children can […]
About the Book: Death is Stupid * Author/Illustrator: Anastasia Higginbotham Publication Date: 2016 Publisher: Feminist Press at the City University of New York Series: Ordinary Terrible Things *****Starred Review***** Order from Chapters/Indigo, Amazon.ca or Amazon.com* From the Publisher: She’s in a better place now,” adults say again and again. But mortality doesn’t seem better, it seems stupid. This […]
Screen Time: What’s Working in Our Home On the list of things that make me feel inadequate as a parent, managing screen time and all things online ranks pretty high. I’ve often said we live in a great day and age for information, research, and education, but it can be incredibly overwhelming. There are so […]