Little Library: Favorite Christmas Books

What are some of your favorite family traditions for celebrating Christmas? Do you celebrate Advent? What about the Winter Solstice? We are still in the midst of creating new traditions for our little family, and this year we’re beginning the tradition of the Jesse tree with our daughters. We’ve chosen Ann Voskamp’s Unwrapping the Greatest

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Little Library: Our Favorite Books in August

At 2.5 years old, our daughter has begun to show a marked interest in poetry and rhyming books. She loves to read the same book or poem over and over again, repeating the words along with you as you read out loud. She also enjoys retelling the stories in her own words as she flips

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Little Library: Ocean & Seashore Books

As we prepare for our summer beach vacation, we have been reading books about the ocean and seashore and discussing water safety. The last time we visited the beach, our daughter was only 6 months and not yet mobile so we just had to ensure she had adequate sun protection and didn’t get sand in

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Little Library: 12 Favorite Montessori-Friendly Books about Birds

Bird-watching is a favorite activity at our home. In the late afternoon hours when boredom sometimes sets in, it’s always a welcome relief to visit our side window and take a peek at our backyard birds, squirrels, and rabbits. Lilly, age 2, is now beginning to identify bird species. She’s infatuated with the Cardinal and

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Little Library: 11 Favorite Montessori-Friendly Gardening Books

Spring is just around the corner here in Kentucky. After a brief respite from the cold, the past few days have been dreary, rainy, and frigid again. As we desperately yearn for the return of warmer and greener days, we have been enjoying reading about gardening together. My husband and I are both new to

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