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When Did Chores Become Easy? Zone Cleaning for Kids Review

We struggle with cleaning. I openly admit that I am not the world’s greatest housekeeper, and would hire someone if I could – I hate cleaning! I love the results, but would rather outsource the process. Unfortunately, my boys have also inherited my disdain for cleaning. We have tried everything from chore lists to bribes to […]

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Review: Periodic Table of Elements Coloring Book

Chemistry and the elements made simpler We have been seeing posts about a coloring book for the Periodic Table of Elements, our curiosity was piqued. How can you simplify the periodic table without dumbing it down? The guinea pigs twins loved this, even my non-chemistry-loving boy was excited to see something that made it easier […]

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Review: The Tuttle Twins and the Food Truck Fiasco by Connor Boyack

When the Tuttle Twins learn that their friend Amy will have to shut down her food truck due to new regulations, the nine-year-olds organize a protest to raise public awareness and get the protectionist law repealed. The Tuttle Twins and the Food Truck Fiasco by Connor Boyack, illustrated by Elijah Stanfield, demonstrates common problems faced […]

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Constellation Exploration – Review

Constellation Exploration is a charming book on some of the constellations and the myths associated with them. If you have been looking for a kid-level book that they’ll love, take a moment to look at Constellation Exploration, written and illustrated by Cassidy Kao. She loves astronomy and mythology, and wanted to retell the stories she loved most. Part I […]

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Nellie Nova Takes Flight – Review

Nellie Nova Takes Flight (Book One in the Nellie Nova series) by Stephenie Peterson is a sweet middle grade adventure with beatific family values, a strong female character, and fun science fiction adventure: Nellie appears to be a normal nine year old girl. But Nellie is not normal. Nellie is an amazingly gifted scientist who […]

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Nana’s 3 Jars: Spending Wisely – Review

Nana’s 3 Jars: Spending Wisely is Carol Round’s third book in the series. We have enjoyed reading Carol Round’s Nana’s 3 Jars series, they are light-hearted with a terrific message in each book. The illustrations are beautiful and they both impart a tenderness and complete the story. In Spending Wisely, Charlie and Emma visit Nana and get […]