Great Advice From Great Moms | Diapers and Daydreams – Part 4

Horace and Hattie are our favorite hedgehog best buddies who are at it again… and by it I mean being sweet and playing nicely together, watching blossoms fall, climbing trees, and spotting the first star in the night sky. One day they discover a small caterpillar. They watch for weeks as it eats and eats […]

“Shake My Sillies Out (Raffi Songs to Read)” by Raffi is one of our favorites on Dolly’s Bookshelf! Singing and reading to your child are considered two of the most vital ways parents can stimulate the development of a child’s brain during the earlist years. Raffi’s Songs to Read unites the rhythm, rhyme, and repetition […]

YO HO…..NO! A pirate’s life is not the life for Young Brad. In fact, he would rather walk the plank than live life as a pirate! Digger-mad Brad would much rather work on a construction site but his Dad is a Pirate and pirate-life is seemingly his destiny. Hearing about his love for construction was […]

A favorite from Dolly’s Bookshelf: “Dancing Feet” This quick and easy-to-read, rhyming tale is one of Dolly’s go-to favorites! The fun and rhyming text shows our favorite animals dancing on their specific kinds of feet! Ducks are dancing on slappity feet.  Slappity! Slappity! Happy feet!  Rollicking rhymes like this continue on with other funny sounding dancing words! It’s easy […]

“Wheels on the Bus (Raffi Songs to Read)” by Raffi is one of our favorites on Dolly’s Bookshelf! In our house besides loving to read, we love to SING! Singing and reading to your child are considered two of the most vital ways parents can stimulate the development of a child’s brain during the earliest […]

The Heavenly Hippos Wildlife Park is having a special event, awarding gold stars for the tidiest, most popular, stylish, talented animals in the park. George the Giraffe is sure he will get an award for one of those! George is a good sport and celebrates with the penguins when they win the first award. He […]

“The Amazing Pop-up Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter is one of our favorites on Dolly’s Bookshelf! The Amazing Pop-up Tale of Peter Rabbit retells the much-loved story of Peter Rabbit and his adventures in Mr. McGregor’s garden. Dolly adores this book! It contains Beatrix Potter’s original illustrations and text, but is brought to […]

Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny set off to collect firewood, but they end up fleeing the wicked Mr. Tod and trying to get some baby mice back from Tommy Brock, in a book that contains hidden snowflake decorations. This is not actually a tale by Beatrix Potter, but rather a book that pastes together a […]

Little Frog is full of big leaps! He is full of boundless energy and inner bravery, and ventures out in the world to explore! But no matter where he goes, he always leaps back home to his Lilly pad into the loving arms of Mama Frog for hugs and storyline. This ribbiting tale (hehe, get […]

Bear and Hare are going fishing! Hare is along for the picnic but Bear is very excited to catch some fish! …But will he? Are there any fish biting today? Bear learns the number one lesson on thing to bring along with you on a fishing trip … no not sandwiches…patience! Author Emily Gravett is […]

A favorite from Dolly’s Bookshelf: The “Ladybug Girl”  Series!  When Lulu puts on her ladybug costume, she zooms off to become Ladybug Girl, a superheroine who has amazing, far-off adventures right in her own backyard, thanks to her big imagination! Her dog, Bingo, is the perfect sidekick to her antics! The Ladybug Girl series books are […]

  “This is Sadie” heroine Sadie is everything I wish for my daughter, Dolly, to be. A creator. An adventurer. A wanderer. A morning person. A nature lover. A dreamer. A do-er. A friend of creatures great and small. A hero. A girl who will spread her wings and fly, but always return home to […]

Dolly and I absolutely LOVE the “If You Give… Book™ children’s book series written by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond!! “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” has been my personal favorite long before I was a mom, years back to when I was babysitting my neighbors’ sweet little boys (now grown, strapping, […]

  “The Adventures of The Swamp Kids: A Zoo Ta-do” by Leif Nedland Pedersen. (Book Review) This adventure story is set at New Orlean’s Audubon Zoo and Aquarium, one of my personal favorite places to visit, and a place I cannot wait to take Dolly. But until her first trip we can check out the […]

“Crocodiles Need Kisses Too” by Carrie Weston is one of our favorites on Dolly’s Bookshelf! Sweet little crocodile is born on the beach and is seemingly all alone! He would like a mommy to give him kisses and cuddles and a family to play with! He looks all over for his family and sees some […]