Children’s Books

Many of my Mother’s Day memories are not about a gift I received or special lunch out, but the special opportunity to reflect upon the gift motherhood is. On my 2nd Mother’s Day, my daughter […]


I cannot believe that tomorrow is Easter. Where did the Winter go? (Please don’t mistake my disbelief for being upset. I am thrilled beyond measure that Spring is here) One of my favorite holiday traditions […]


Your kids may be familiar with the names of some baby animals, like kittens and piglets. Sure, those are easy. Bonus points if they know calf or foal. But I’m willing to bet that they […]


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If your children are anything like mine, they always want to play with whatever device I have my hands on. Whether it’s the family desktop, dad’s laptop, mom’s iPad2, or the iPhone, your child will […]

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Give a child a book and a whole world opens up to that child. I’m paraphrasing something I have heard from others. Books are treasures. Books open up new worlds for children and adults. In […]


When I Woke Up I Was a Hippopotamus, written by Tom MacRae and illustrated by Ross Collins, is the charming story of a little boy who wakes up one morning feeling like a big hippopotamus […]


Barbara Houghteling is co-partner of Birthday Keepsakes, an online baby keepsakes website. When she came up with the idea for a personalized storybook, her daughter Jana, then a senior in high school, read her mom’s […]



Sometimes when I’m doing things online, like research, shopping or paying bills, I see something that I want to share with someone else. But I don’t need them to have to sift through the entire […]


One of the things I am most glad that my children got from me is my love of books. I absolutely love to read. I can pick up a book and just get lost in […]


The Family Storybook Treasury is a beautiful treasure to give, receive, and pass down. Each wonderful picture book in The Family Storybook Treasury is followed by a poem, some a few lines, some in unique […]