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children’s books

  • a book advent calendar.

    We’ll be stringing up our clutter-free advent calendar (and filling it with festive (and activist) activities for the holiday season) again this year, but with so many whisperings from folks we know planning picture book advent…

    November 30, 2017 48 Comments
  • baby proof: bedtime stories lately.

    Well, we finally did it. We outgrew the shelf space we’d allotted in our tiny apartment for picture books. Too many good books, I guess. (Too many people who love us and know that I’d prefer…

    September 20, 2017 23 Comments
  • baby proof: bedtime stories lately.

    We’re in a bit of a throwback stage with our picture books at the moment. Faye’s been delighting in the vintage selections on the shelf in her room, with special preference given to the…

    April 3, 2017 39 Comments
  • baby proof: bedtime stories lately.

    It’s been awhile since I put together an update of what books have been monopolizing bedtime at our house lately. Except that’s not totally accurate. These are books that have been monopolizing morningtime, naptime, bedtime,…

    November 7, 2016 25 Comments
  • baby proof: bedtime stories lately.

    I’ve gone to the dark side and am now the owner of an e-book reader. (James gave me a Kindle for Mother’s Day. I had no idea that Mother’s Day is the new birthday,…

    May 12, 2016 78 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this beanie. {a little present to myself in celebration of my book being born. treat yourself, etc.}2.  this cream.{and the tiny finger gouges. faye’s extremely into giving her little cheeks…

    January 29, 2016 21 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these bulbs.{because new beginnings.}2. these pom-poms.{for being mostly still not destroyed.}3. this “car.”{for providing week-long entertainment.}4. this book.{for being just so deliciously sweet (and for inspiring the above).}5.…

    January 22, 2016 22 Comments
  • holiday gifts for kids, two ways.

    In the same spirit as the grown-up version of this year’s gift guide, here are a few ideas for gifts for kiddos (mostly in the toddler set, because, well, write what you know, and…

    December 3, 2015 9 Comments
  • baby proof: bedtime stories.

    My enthusiasm for bedtime stories is born in part from my own memories. In our house growing up, my sisters and I would pile into one bed or another with one parent or another…

    September 21, 2015 46 Comments