Help for Parents with a Strong-Willed Child ~ Giveaway!! (3 winners) 11/29

I have realized over the last 5 1/2 years of being a parent, that I do not have all the answers. I don’t have all the tools. I don’t know what to do sometimes (OK, a lot of the time) and I let bad behaviors slide. I wouldn’t say that I have very strong-willed children, […]

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Scholastic Monday – Mad About Munsch!

I don’t know if I’ve ever met a kid that didn’t love Robert Munsch books! They are just so fun…and colorful, AND animated. If that’s not enough, the stories are exaggerated, and full of wildly imaginative ideas – perfect for kids! I know that we definitely love reading books by Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko […]

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Scholastic Monday – The Queen’s Secret

Kings and Queens…these are two characters that kids always love to pretend they are! There’s something special about a king or a queen…or even a prince or princess that little boys and girls seem to love. This week for Scholastic Monday we’re featuring a FABULOUS book from Scholastic Canada called The Queen’s Secret by Frieda […]

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Zen Ghosts – Scholastic Monday

One of the things that many families and children look forward to in October is Halloween. In our home, we do not put much focus on this holiday, though I’m sure it will be talked about more as our kids grow older. In the box of books for our great Scholastic Monday feature, we received […]

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Scholastic Monday – Pick-A-Munsch!

Books are such fabulous tools. And reading is a skill that is becoming increasingly important! That’s why I’m thrilled to announce that Scholastic Canada is going to be helping Glimpse do a regular “Scholastic Monday” book feature (it will run every other Monday). We are 100% excited about this and cannot wait to share some […]

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Little Alphabots

I know: there are TONS of alphabet books out there! I’ve just discovered a new one, that both my kids are interested it! Jonathan is nearly 5, knows all his alphabet and is interested in finding words that begin with the particular letter or writing words and sounds.  Daniel is just barely 2, loves looking […]

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Story Time For Me ~ Giveaway for all!!

Kids have been back in school for a little while now, and hopefully getting back into the routine of learning. Whether you send them to public or private school, or teach them at home, every child needs to learn to read. Why not make that a fun experience! Story Time For Me is a great […]

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A Story of Hope ~ GIVEAWAY (3 WINNERS!)

30 years ago an incredible journey was begun by an incredible Canadian man! Terry Fox is a name we all know well, and I’m sure his story of hope is no stranger to most Canadian households. Scholastic Canada sent us a copy of the newest edition of Terry’s story. Terry Fox, A Story of Hope […]

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Stepping Stones Together ~ Giveaway!

Having a beginner reader in the house is a lot of fun! Rowan tries to read almost everything he sees, and I love watching it ‘click’ for him. We were recently asked to review a great beginner reader program called Stepping Stones Together. Rowan has picked up on it so fast, and he LOVES being […]

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Little Bunnies can be Stars Too!

Raking Leaves, picking Pumpkins from the path, building a snowman, splish-splashing in muddy puddles and picnics in the hot summer sun…these are the things that Emily and I have been reading about recently! 🙂 We LOVE books in our home and read together every night before we go to bed…and sometimes just for fun during […]

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