Henry’s Big Star Adventure by Scott Schumaker with Illustrations from Jason Okutake

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It all starts with a CRASH!!! and a lie. It ended with a confession, a pink kitty bell and a new best friend. Everything in between is a wonderful and original adventure for Henry  he struggles through his quest to find and retrieve his stars.What stars you may ask? Well it seems we are born with so many stars in our heart.Certain things  and happenings can result in us losing them. When this happens to Henry he decides( or is it Lion) decides to go and find his stars and get them … [Continue reading...]

The Grace of God a DVD review

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Having lost his faith many years ago, Detective Bill Broadly is called to investigate the disappearance of the local church’s collection plate. As he questions its various church members, rumors swirl as more congregants learn about the theft. When one unexpected church-goer confesses to stealing the funds, the confession resurrects Broadly’s views on God, and helps him see that through faith and belief there really is rebirth and redemption.The Grace of God. I was a little disappointed … [Continue reading...]

How To Help Your Child Study For The Upcoming Test?

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      How To Help Your Child Study Tests are important for your kid’s education: they help to evaluate the child’s progress, compare how he or she is performing against other students in class, indicate which parts of the material are difficult for your child etc. However, most children struggle with tests and perceive […]

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Nanny and Me : by Florence Ann Romano… How to find the best Nanny

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 My grand Daughter Alyssa was very (and still is) a very lucky little girl.I say this because when it was time for Mommy to go back to work NaNa (my wife “grandma”) stayed with her from the time she was 1 month old and now she still has NaNa waiting at the School Bus stop […]

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ISECAS the Dream Cat by Preston Squire Illustrations by Dixie Albanez

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ISECAS the Dream Cat It’s something many kids go through. Moving to a new city,town or even country.To go along with it is the new school.To be the new kid.To be torn away from the place you thought would be your home forever and the friends you’ve spent all your time with.If nothing else it […]

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4 books children love that are also great Indie movies

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     Children’s books made into movies   There are so many children’s books out there that are dearly loved by children and passed down throughout the generations. When these much loved stories are taken by talented indie directors and transformed into films, the results can be magical, enchanting and captivating for both children and […]

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How to Make Writing about History More Interesting to Students

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A Guest Post By Candice Larson How to Make  Writing about History about History Most Interesting to Students History, as many say and academic journals would reflect, depends on who is telling the story. Admittedly, people, students in particular, are not fond of the subject. They claim it as boring, uninteresting, and irrelevant. In addition, […]

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Confessions of a Prodigal Son – A Christian Film with a Message

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Confessions of a Prodigal Son I was recently given a copy of this film to watch and was asked to review it. Ok , so I did and I will. First of all let me say this. Confessions of a Prodigal Son is most definitely a “Family Christian” based film . The makers of this […]

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The Opposite of Spoiled; Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money by Ron Lieber

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Ok so when is the last time you actually sat down and talked to your kids about money? It’s amazing how soon they learn about money and buying “stuff”. But at a young age like 5 all they really know is Mommy and Daddy have the Money and they buy stuff with it. My little […]

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Safe Email for Kids by Kids Email.org

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I always find it so utterly amazing how tech savvy kids are. It might be expected with the older one like high school age.But what I’m taking about are the really young kids.Not just the elementary school age but children as young as five years old.With their I-pad’s, I-pod’s Nook’s,Kindles and most of all the […]

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The Legend of Wally Gonkers : by R.R. Howroar with Illustrations by Tiffany England

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Being a big fan of the great Dr Seuss and his writing style and silly stories I was immediately attracted to   The Legend of Wally Gonkers. I was sure the author  R.R. Howroar was influenced by the legendary Dr Seuss and when I checked him out well – I guess the picture says it all. […]

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Magic of Friendship: Book one: How Andy-Dog & Katie-cat met by Tally Banana

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    A cute and short little story about a prim and proper cat-Katie.  One day, Katie goes out and sees a bunch of dogs and gets so afraid that she runs all the way home.  One of the dogs, Andy follows Katie home.  Katie’s owner Sandy answers the door to find Andy.  Meanwhile, Katie […]

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A very special Downton Abbey giveaway plus a chance for 10K and a trip to Ireland

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For all you Downton Abbey fans out there we have a pretty cool Giveaway This giveaway is made possible by the new film, NOBLE .It’s really a pretty incredible story.Coming to theaters in the U.S.May 8th. The true story of Christina Noble, an Irishwoman who after a sad childhood of her own grew up to work […]

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Grace of gratitude Journal by Deborah Perdue

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A beautiful journal that features pictures of inspiring art and has the author’s thoughts of what she is grateful for in her life.  There is also a blank page for readers to write what they are grateful for in their life.  The artwork and idea of this journal is very inspiring.  Many times people often […]

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The Wondrous world of Alyssa By Sarah Khan : A Personalized Book

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      A unique book that shows kids how special they are by using the kids letters in his or her name to list different character traits.  The little girl in the book goes on a magical journey in the forest and meets many different animals and people.   Each character that the little […]

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March Madness or did I Mean BOOK MADNESS

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It’s March Madness Time and you know what that means. Did you fill out your Bracket? The folks at BookPal have come up with a idea.From now through April 7, BookPal is hosting a book-themed bracket. ! We’re encouraging everyone to vote on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every day to help their favorite title be […]

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OctoPlus a Special Needs Math App for Kid’s

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  We are always on the lookout for fun ways for Kid’s to learn.Even better when it helps learning disabled kids to learn AND have fun doing it too! Well the folks at Zyrobotics, a leading assistive technology firm and the same people that brought us The winner of the 2014 Moms Choice Award for […]

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The Tiny Traveler: Egypt & The Tiny Traveler: France by Misti Kenison

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 A cute little board book designed for babies and toddlers that features many beautiful pictures of Egypt and of Egypt’s culture.  The storyline of the book points out the different shapes on each illustration of Egypt’s culture, geography, statues, or of Egypt’s  architecture.  The pictures are very colorful and eye-catching for a young child.  Kids will […]

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Time Traveling Dino’s: The Pilot by Chris Sykes

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I love Chris Sykes sense of humor,His writing style and his storytelling ability.I really have no idea where to start here. Let’s see, in the beginning Dinosaurs roamed the earth. But you probably knew that.There’s all kinds of theories about what happened to them how they all died.Whether it was the Ice Age, Meteors or […]

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Instant Stress Relief: The Instant-series

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Instant Stress Relief: How to Relieve Stress Instantly! (The INSTANT-Series)  Stress, Stress and more stress!  Good stress, bad stress;  it affects us all!  We all need to lessen our daily stresses in our lives so that we can live a happier and healthier life!   Instant Stress Relief is a another book in The Instant-Series. […]

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