The Grumpy Frumpy Croissant

“A Sip of Milk and 10 Deep Breaths” The Grumpy Frumpy Croissant by Mona K is a book that helps kids understand their feelings and emotions. I love that the author took a relatable situation amongst friends (or sisters in our case) like a misunderstanding where feelings get hurt and shows how to handle that […]

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The Fin-tastic Cleanup

We are loving this book, The Fin-Tastic Cleanup by local Long Island Author and Mom, Laura Mancuso. This is the author’s first book and not only did she want to bring joy to the children who read her book but, to also make them aware of our waters and what we can do to preserve […]

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The Straight A Handbook – Book Review

 I really enjoyed reading The Straight A Handbook: The 50 Most Powerful Secrets For Ultimate Success In And Out Of The Classroom by Dr. John Chuback. The author shares his ideas about success in and out of the classroom and workplace to help others become their best self. I am excited to share this book with […]

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Children’s Book- When Will They Leave?

A children’s book written by a local Long Island author and mom, Lindsay Rechler and her mother Debbie Kronengold, When Will They Leave? is a delightful children’s book written from the dog’s perspective during the pandemic and we love it. The pandemic was not and is not easy for any of us to get used […]

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The Last Tree by Emily Haworth-Booth

The Last Tree is a book that is perfect to read with your children to get them thinking about how we make a difference in our envionment. Our family loves doing our part for the environment by recycling and being conscientious of the environment with the decisions we make. The girls love to do litter […]

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Alone! by Barry Falls

We are reading this story about a boy named Billy McGill who lived by himself on top of a hill. This silly story was great before bed and the girls really loved looking for the mouse hidden on each page. A fun and engaging story for kids! “One day Billy hears the squeak of a […]

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Answering Liberty’s Call: Anna Stone’s Daring Ride to Valley Forge

A book where the author brings her family’s history to life and where the main character is a heroine of her time. I was captivated by the book and could not put it down once I began reading it. You can tell the author, Tracy Lawson took the time to research not only her family’s […]

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While You’re Sleeping by Mick Jackson

A lovely book to read before bedtime! It gives children the vision of all things that are still going on in the world while you are sleeping throughout the night in your bed. While You’re Sleeping by Mick Jackson and illustrated by John Broadley “There’s a whole world of activity out there while we’re asleep in […]

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Am I a Unicorn? by Stephanie Sorkin

This is one of our new favorite books to read before bed. The story, Am I A Unicorn? is told delightfully in rhyme and has such a beautiful message of self acceptance. I love that the story celebrates being different and being kind to yourself. Local Long Island Author and mother of three, Stephanie Sorkin […]

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The Greatest Show Penguin by Lucy Freegard

The girls and I really enjoy reading this adorable story about a penguin named Poppy who finds happiness within her family’s circus by finding the job in the show that allows her to feel good while still being part of the show.  …a heartwarming story about overcoming fears and the meaning of success! About the story: […]

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