Book Love, Life Lessons

International Day of The Girl | Multicultural Picture Books that Empower Girls

October 11th is the International Day of The Girl “Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights”-United Nations Resolution 66/170 In 2011, as the result of youth advocacy around the world, the United Nations… Read More International Day of The Girl | Multicultural Picture Books that Empower Girls

Book Love, Life Lessons, multicultural children's book day

Multicultural Kids’ Book Reviewers -We need YOU #ReadYourWorld

This is the time of year when things get super-exciting in my world! Yes, autumn is awesome. YES, I am stoked the kids are back in school and the bugs are finally going.the.frick.away. BUT, there’s one other thing that gets me all twitterpated…. Multicultural Children’s Book Day! As you may know, Multicultural Children’s Book Day… Read More Multicultural Kids’ Book Reviewers -We need YOU #ReadYourWorld

Book Love, Life Lessons

There’s Something Cool About Dragons | A Dragon #PictureBook Booklist!

I love Dragons. Not the gnarly-mean-eat-your-face-off kind. The whimsical charming kind found within the pages of kids’ books. Maybe it the Big Kid in me, but there just something cool about dragons. So, as you can imagine, in my research and connection travels with children’s book authors, I’ve come across some dandies! So just for… Read More There’s Something Cool About Dragons | A Dragon #PictureBook Booklist!

Book Love, Essentia Health, Family

May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day and #Essentia Health wants to Help

**Shared with permission from Essentia Health of Brainerd It may seem like a simple concept, but washing your hands really is one of the best ways to stay healthy.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), handwashing reduces the number of diarrhea cases by a third, and the number of colds and other respiratory… Read More May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day and #Essentia Health wants to Help