“Keep a poem in your pocket, and a picture in your head and you’ll never feel lonely at night when you’re in bed,” says Beatrice Schenk de Regniers. Why don’t you put a poem in your child’s pocket?
#51– Singing With Your Children Helps Them Learn
Three things every parent can do with their children from birth are talking, reading, and singing. These three things are brain-boosting winners!
#49 — Happy Scents
Observing scents around us enhances the enjoyment and understanding of our world. When we talk to our children about what we are observing, they learn to connect what they are noticing, too. Aromas are connected to memories of our past. What are some of your Happy Scents?
#48 — Real or Make-Believe?
Fact or Fiction? Real or Make-Believe? These are questions we all ponder daily. And, now, with so much technology widely available, it is even more difficult to determine. In our books, we put Real and Make-Believe side-by-side.
#46–Watching for Birds
When I’m at home, and wherever I go I watch for birds. I love to see them, learn about them, and write about them.
#45 — Talking About Friendship
Helping children learn how to develop friendships is something we wanted to do. Our goal was to present ideas about friendship to kids, through the silly antics of these two pelicans, and their conversation with each other.
#44– I’m Bored, What Should I Do?
It’s Spring Break. You and your family might be taking a trip. But if you’re not, your children might be saying, “I’m bored. What Should I do?” The phrase “I’m bored” is one of my least favorite things to hear from kids.
#42–I like Facebook.
Even though I sometimes hear negative comments about it, I like Facebook.
#40–Nelly has a story.
Nelly has a story to tell, but she doesn’t yet have a book! Who knew that each of the ten pelicans in the Counting Book would have their own story?
#39 — Pelly
Pelly is my book companion. Whenever I go out to a book event, Pelly goes with me.