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Time-Tested Tips for Reading with Your Kids

Research shows that reading with your children will increase their reading and other cognitive skills. This is an early-life intervention that is beneficial throughout their lives.

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15 Kids Books with Black Heroes & Leads

From the highly anticipated new Tristan Strong novel to a book about a camping trip, these are the books we can’t stop reading.

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This Instant Classic Celebrates the Bond Between Kids & Their Stuffed Animals

If you have a kid, you probably have a zooful of stuffed animals living with you. These “stuffies” are more than just cute clutter—they actually serve a fundamental purpose in a child’s life. Their favorite teddy or doll is their…

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Our Favorite Books to Ease the Back-to-School Transition

Get your crew excited for the new school year!

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15 Books to Encourage Confidence in Kids

Give your kids the words they need to read to be confident and stay strong.

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10 Books for the Little Nature Lover in Your Life

Whether you’re reading in a hammock or heading for a hike, these are books that will resonate with the little naturalist in your life.

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Teaching Children to Be a Spark of Good

Fostering conversations with children about real-life scenarios, along with modeling acts of kindness and selflessness, will help children prioritize empathy in their own lives.

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Hey You Guys! You Need This New Goonies Storybook

We’re so excited, we’re doing the truffle shuffle.

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17 Baby & Toddler Books That Celebrate Diversity & Inclusion

Which book teaches the lesson you want to share with your child?

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The Perfect Picture Book About Friends Who Are Family

Whether you’re cuddling up on the couch for a mid-afternoon story or winding down at bedtime, a great book brings families together for quality time and important conversations. A must-have for your kiddo’s bookshelf is Stick and Stone: Best Friends…

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Our Favorite Halloween Books This Season

Grab something pumpkin-spiced and get ready to curl up with one (or all) of these spookily sweet books for kids.

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“B is for Bagel” Will Be Your New Favorite ABC Book

Slice up your favorite flavor and learn the ABCs of bagels!

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From the Mouths of Babes: 13 Books by Child Authors to Read This Year

These young child authors show that age has nothing on them and is truly just a number! Don’t miss our recommendations for self-publishing platforms for your little penman to take the next step with their work.

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21 Incredible Reading Nooks You Will Want in Your House

Grab your favorite book and recreate the vibe from one of these insanely cool reading nooks.

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Books That Will Get Your Child Excited about School

From a pig who is determined to learn how to read to a big kid who learns to stand up to a bully, these stories will help prepare kids for a great year of learning.

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5 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Big Bear

We’ve all become experts at enjoying outside activities this past year. And Big Bear Lake has no shortage of incredible family adventures to be had in the great outdoors. From camping to hiking, biking to kayaking, families can easily find…

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5 Surprisingly Fun Ways to Get Your Kids Reading This Summer

Reading over the summer can be even more fun thanks to pool party book swaps, a bag full of books at the beach and DIY cozy reading nooks even the adults will enjoy.

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12 Reasons Why Salishan Coastal Lodge Is Your Next Dream Vacay

Time to relax and recharge—it’s summer! We’ve discovered a destination that will leave you feeling invigorated, revitalized and reconnected with yourself and your loved ones. Salishan Coastal Lodge is nestled in the heart of the Oregon Coastal Range, between the…

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11 Rainbow School Supplies You Can Snag on Amazon Right Now

Because rainbows bring a smile to your face.

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Here’s Your First Look at the Ada Twist, Scientist Series on Netflix

Based on the best-selling books championing women in science!

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9 Apps & Websites That’ll Score You Big Discounts on Family Travel

When it comes to your annual family vacation, if the sibling arguments don’t get you, the cost of the trip might.

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A Nutella Cookbook is Coming Just in Time for Holiday Baking

60 recipes with our favorite hazelnut spread? Yes please!

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Your Favorite Inspirational Bedtime Stories are Going For Gold

So excited to check out the new stories from Rebel Girls!

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You Need This Little Golden Book About Our Favorite Golden Girl, Betty White

You (and your mom) will reach for this book at story time.

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Touch and Feel! 13 Interactive Books for Babies & Toddlers

Take storytime to a whole new level by engaging your senses with these interactive books you and your child will love.

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Book ‘Em! 50 Literary Baby Names for Boys & Girls

Anaïs, Ellison, Roald or Wilder. Could any of these book-inspired names be right for your baby?

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Amazon’s Reading Programs Will Keep Your Kids Turning Pages This Summer

Two programs will get your K-12 kids excited about books!

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Books We Love About Animals & Insects

“In children’s books, animal characters can portray a broader range of traits, both good and evil, than we would tolerate in stories about humans. These are some of our favorites.”

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20 Easy Ways to Tell Kids You’re Proud of Them

Any parent can share these simple words of encouragement and small acts of kindness.

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5 Reasons to Plan a Family Trip to Smugglers’ Notch

Need the perfect place to recharge, relax and reconnect with your family? Head to Smugglers’ Notch, a charming resort nestled in the gorgeous Green Mountains of Vermont. Located under an hour away from Burlington, it’s a true escape for families…

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