Give the Gift of Reading with the Marmalade Books Subscription Box Giveaway #readmarmalade

Some how all of my children have become readers, they love to read a wide variety of books. As babies I always read to them, continuing on throughout the years. We would visit the library, read before bed, and purchase books to help add to their own libraries. They find a book they love andContinue Reading …

Spend the Summer with Kobo #OpenUpKobo (Giveaway)

Today we spent the day at the splash pad with friends. We first went for lunch with a friend and her daughter then headed to the park so the girls could play. While the girls played on the climbers then the splash pad, I found a shady spot and started reading my book. I wasContinue Reading …

Back to School with DK Canada

Since the kids have been home all summer our brains have gone a bit fuzzy! Not having a routine daily and lazing around all contribute to this. I don’t mind as it is a time for rest and relaxation. But I know it is going to take some big adjustments to get back into “schoolContinue Reading …

Free printable bookmarks for boys

Children’s love for reading is often fueled by the smallest things. My children always loved a special bookmark to keep their spot in their favourite book. Bookmarks can be printed on any thickness of paper you have and even laminated for safe keeping. Fun prints like robots, spaceships, astronauts and family pets are great forContinue Reading …

Books that make kids laugh from @scholasticCDA

Scholastic Canada is one of the country’s leading publishers and distributors of children’s books and educational materials in both official languages. For over 50 years Scholastic Canada has introduced young people to the joys of reading, and has enlarged their understanding of Canada and the world.As a young girl I often looked forward to placingContinue Reading …

#ReadAnywhere with a Ralph Lauren knit-throw and a $25 Kobo e-store gift card Giveaway

When the weather outside is frightful, Canadians find eReading delightful – so delightful, in fact, that Canadians turned nearly 300 million virtual pages on Kobo devices over the holidays last year, with 16 million on Christmas Day alone. These are just some of the findings from Kobo’s inaugural Book Report, which reveals insightful 2014 eReading trends fromContinue Reading …

Kindle Fire HD for your Child’s Reading Lists

It took me a long time to want an eReader in the house. I resisted and resisted. I love technology but really was not sure of an eReader. I love books in paper and I like to fold the corners to mark where I left off. There is something about books, that just feels so right!!Continue Reading …

Children’s Activity Atlas Review

Children’s Activity Atlas is perfect for parents looking to get their kids excited about an upcoming trip (and keep them occupied while they’re packing), teachers planning a lesson about the different continents and countries, and children looking to continue their summer travels after school has resumed. This fun and engaging activity book would also make an idealContinue Reading …