What Children Need to Learn to Read by Michelle Vallene

Stars: ★★★★☆ Learners Lane (2010) Parenting/Education Book/CD Summary: A basic guide to helping your child learn to read from Birth to Age 6. What works best for each age group, how to make it fun and a large list of resources.   I’ve read up on children learning to read before and while The Reading… Read More »

For My Children: A Mother’s Journal of Memories, Wishes and Wisdom by Dionna Ford

Stars: ★★★★★ To anyone who has lost their mother and wishes they had asked her more questions or gotten to know her more before she died, you will appreciate this book more. Whether a mother lives till the ripe old age of 110 or passes young, her children and grandchildren would always be appreciative of… Read More »

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stay-at-Home Moms

Subtitle: 101 Inspirational Stories for Mothers about Hard Work and Happy Families by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Wendy Walker. Stars: ★★★☆☆ Summary: A remake of CSS: Power Moms with a new cover and title. Stories about making the decision to stay home, learning to multi-task, creating at-home jobs and businesses, grateful husbands and… Read More »

See Mom Run: Side Splitting Essays from the World’s Most Harried Moms by Beth Feldman

Stars: ★★★★☆ Summary: Get ready for heartfelt belly laughs with a collection of essays by the nation’s most talented authors, mom bloggers, television producers, parenting experts, entrepreneurs, grandmothers and even a retired senator! From labor pains to potty disasters, weight gain, holiday mayhem, teen angst, empty nest syndrome, home renovations and even colonoscopy exams, See… Read More »