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5 ‘Simple’ ways to get past clutter – in 5 minutes or less

Raise your hand if you, too, have a laundry list of things to do each day but no real method to the madness. Author John Tolsma’s advice is to divide … Continue reading

November 1, 2010 · 1 Comment

App of my eye: PicPocket puts picture books on iPhone

My family loves books, traditional books, that is. We don’t do e-books, because we like flipping through the pages – dog-earing a few – and using just the right bookmark … Continue reading

January 20, 2010 · 1 Comment

Check It Out: Book Reviews for the Little Literati

Here’s what I’m reading this week with my baby bookworms: Lulu‘s Pajamas (Kids Can Press, $16.95), by Lucie Papineau, with illustrations by Stéphane Jorisch. Lulu loves, loves, LOVES her favorite … Continue reading

December 15, 2009 · Leave a comment

What we’re reading this week

Hannah Montana Secrets Unlocked Online (Reader’s Digest Children’s Books, $15.99) For ages 6 and up Can’t get enough of Hannah Montana? Sure, she’s got a movie coming to theaters soon. … Continue reading

April 2, 2009 · 2 Comments

What we’re reading this week

Have You Ever Seen a Duck in a Raincoat?, by Etta Kaner, with illustrations by Jeff Szuc. Have you ever seen a duck in a raincoat? No? How about a … Continue reading

February 20, 2009 · Leave a comment

Books on your child’s wish list

Started holiday shopping for the kiddos yet? If not, don’t forget to add books to the list. They’re sure to enjoy finding these among their gifts this holiday season or … Continue reading

November 26, 2008 · 1 Comment

Disney’s Charlie and Lola toys

There’s something about Charlie and Lola. Perhaps it’s their adorable British accents, or the “small and very funny” Lola who keeps her brother, Charlie, on his toes. Fans couldn’t seem … Continue reading

November 11, 2008 · Leave a comment