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Category Archive: Childrens Books

Bookstores with Nooks, not Nooks

there's no such thing as too many books

Where’s your favorite place to browse books? Are old fashioned bookstores outdated and bound for the retail trash heap of time? What do you think? I say, no…

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Give the Gift of Memories – Shutterfly Can Help!

Shuterfly.com Photo Book

I rarely do product reviews as I’m usually to darned honest and ornery for most reviewee’s liking. But one company I’m happy to review is Shutterfly.com. Originally I used them to print Christmas photo cards and with truly excellent results. I must say, though, the coolest thing we’ve done via Shutterfly is putting together custom photo books (not photo albums, mind you, but actually hard bound books) of photos…

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Giveaway: Green Eggs and Ham

Seussville

No, I’m not literally giving away green eggs and ham; though any of you who have had the misfortune to eat my cooking know that is not as unlikely as it sounds. What I have the pleasure to give away as a brand new 50th Anniversary Edition of the classic Dr. Seuss book “Green Eggs and Ham”. Enter now!

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Parenting Advice from Jon Gosselin

Jon Gosselin

Really? This the guy you from whom you’d seek out parenting advice? Apparently reality TV’s bad-boy father of eight is working on a book with leadership coach Dr. Sylvia Lafair. Is it just a guy thing that I’ve never really cared for these “reality” shows? In any case, you won’t find me waiting in line to be the first to get parenting tips from this guy. Just sayin’.

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Free Children’s Books!

Children's Books

The way the economy is these days we all are looking for ways to conserve our cash. One area in which I refuse to skimp is with books for my toddler. I want her to grow up with a love of books, reading and learning. I’ve recently discovered a new cost effective and environmentally friendly alternative to purchasing books. It’s an online company called PaperBackSwap.com.

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Favorite Baby Books?

Book Cover of "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish"

Every night after our baby girl’s bath for nearly two years now I have taken her to her nursery and read her stories before bedtime. It provides a lovely daddy-daughter time at the end of each day, and I hope also will inspire a love of books and reading in our daughter. What are your favorite children’s books?

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What is Steampunk?

Steampunk Couple

Since having a baby I find I’m not keeping up very well with the latest trends, be they fashion, entertainment, literature, politics or technology. For example I only recently became aware there was this thing called “Steampunk”.

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