There aren’t too many shows I can watch over and over when my 2-year-old has the remote, but Doc McStuffins is a rare exception. The Disney Junior cartoon features a family of five—a mom who is a doctor, a stay-at-home dad, a little brother, an adopted baby sister, and Doc McStuffins, an ambitious little African American girl who […]
I may be an avid bookworm and a firm believer that every kid needs a great book collection, but that doesn’t mean I’m a snob who abhors television. On the contrary, TV has been a big part of my life and has brought me just as much joy as books have. And, if I’m being […]
As we think about instilling feminist values in our children, what better place to start than with a library of inspiring picture books? While there are many, many ways we can look at feminism, how we might wear the label, and how it applies to the stories we love, these particular titles highlight kids who […]
March is Women’s History Month—so why not treat your young readers to picture books about female inventors, scientists, and women who have challenged themselves and made history in the process? Below are 10 entertaining yet inspiring picture books that celebrate the achievements of women of all ages.
Some books introduce us to characters who are different from us, allowing us to see the world from a new perspective. But for children in the process of figuring out who they are, and who they want to be, it is just as important to also read stories about characters they can relate to, and see themselves in. The desire to read […]