How to Build a Hug

How to Build a Hug, Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeezing Machine is a wonderful book to raise awareness of Autism. As a fan of Temple Grandin’s work and mission, I was excited to find this book at my local library written by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville. About The Book As a young girl, […]

5 Ways Music Can Relieve Your Mental Health

Do you have a child with special needs? Are you a parent with anxiety about your children? I think most parents find themselves anxious at one time or another about their child. As parents, we need to find ways to relieve our anxiety, which in turns helps us to be better parents! Everyone has their […]

The Third Mushroom

Are you looking for an engaging, funny and witty book for your tween? Check out The Third Mushroom by Jennifer Holm.  Jennifer Holm, who is also a three time Newburgy Honor winning author wrote this middle grade book The Third Mushroom as a sequel to her publication, The Fourteenth Goldfish. She is also the author […]

Little Justice Leaders

Do you want to empower your daughter to be a leader? How about teaching both boys and girls the power of standing up for your rights and equality? Little Justice Leaders caught my attention on Instagram a couple of months ago because I immediately connected with the mission of this company. What is Little Justice […]

Coloring Book to Inspire and Empower Girls

Do you have a daughter and want to engage in activities with her to build confidence and empowerment? I was recently contacted by Melissa Foley, founder of Hopscotch Girls. Hopscotch Girls is a company that uses media to empower girls. She has published two books, I am Confident, Brave and Beautiful and Outdoor Sports Sticker […]

Low Tide Island Design, helping people with disabilities

One of my greatest passions is helping individuals with developmental disabilities. In the past 18 years that I have been working with adults with developmental disabilities, I have seen so many struggle to find employment once they graduate high school. Many adults with developmental disabilities get vocational training and unfortunately don’t get the opportunity to […]

I Am a Traveler Tour: A Review of I am Jane Goodall

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall As my readers know, I am very big fan of Brad Meltzer’s wonderful series, Ordinary People Change The […]

Chocolate Milk, Review and Author Interview

As a children’s book author that has published three children’s books, I love supporting other authors that also have the same dream to publish their own children’s books. Chocolate Milk written by Alexandria Rizik and illustrated by Joey A Dimaguila is a sweet children’s book with a valuable lesson. The story begins with the scene […]

Something To Say Series with Author Interview

A couple of months ago, I came across a wonderful series of books titled Something to Say written by Eden Molinex and illustrated by Natalie Beauvois. Eden is a certified speech language pathologist and a children’s book author who is passionate about making a difference with her children’s books. As a speech language pathologist and author myself, I […]

Adagio Tea Review plus KidLit picks!

A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted by the company Adagio Teas. During the summer, there is nothing better than a refreshing drink such as an iced tea made at home. Although I do like my sweets, I don’t enjoy beverages with tons of sugar and enjoy a drink  with refresh and natural flavors. […]