March Madness


I’ve been seeing book tournaments floating around the internet for a few years now, and it seemed like the perfect time to try one out! The NCAA basketball tournament is just about to get going (Go Badgers!!), so we are having our own tournament to crown our favorite book! Continue reading


Winter Science Experiments

Winter Science ExperimentsWell, happy (belated) new year! It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I’ll credit it to holiday festivities, getting engaged, and wanting to just drink tea and read while it’s cold out. There are just so many more fun things to be doing! But I’m trying to get my blogging mojo back, so I’m going to share some very fun winter themed science activities we’ve been doing. Continue reading

Captain Underpants Party

Captain Underpants Party

Banned Books Week was a while ago, but I still wanted to share the awesome Captain Underpants Party we put on at my library to celebrate the right to read! Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey was the most challenged book in 2013. I’ve read a few Captain Underpants books, and although they aren’t my favorite, they sure are popular. Our copies are constantly checked out and falling apart from so many reads. Banned Books is all about celebrating the right to read what you choose so, I decided we should honor them with a party! Continue reading

Birth to 3 Institute Take Aways, Part 1

Earlier this summer (jeez, how is summer over already!?) I went to the Birth to 3 Institute  put on by the Early Head Start National Resource Center in Washington, DC. This was the 18th annual institute where Early Head Start caregivers, administrators, and everyone in between and then some come together to talk about the latest research, share best practices, and discuss how to best care for infants and toddlers. Continue reading