The book on the shelf

I recently took all my cookbooks to our used book store and traded them in for store credit. While there, I let my son choose some new books. He was super excited to go to his section and pick out whatever books he wanted (at only $2 per book, I said yes to everything he chose.) He chose some new Disney story books, a few I Can Read books and some Sesame Street books. He didn't choose any Dr. Seuss books....more

Kid, you’ll move mountains

How else could I possibly begin this without a quote from Dr. Seuss?  My tiny, preemie baby is grown enough to start preschool.  To have a teacher.  To make friends.  To participate in stimulating discussions about fruits and vegetables.  Words from Oh, The Places You’ll Go are quite appropriate here....more

If the Grinch Can Change...

Dr. Seuss has a wonderful gift of delivering profound words of wisdom in humourous, children's stories ; HowThe Grinch Stole Christmas is no exception. A mean-spirited Grinch, irritated by the joyful residents of Whoville decides to ruin Christmas by stealing every present, decoration and holiday delicacy only to discover that they still wake up singing with joy on Christmas morning . He discovers that Christmas is not bought at a store. Somehow the Grinch sees, hears and understands and has the courage to allow truth to literally transform him....more

The Cat Behind the Hat

Dr. Seuss: The Cat Behind the Hat is a gorgeous coffee-table book featuring the "secret artwork" of Dr. Seuss. Theodor (Ted) Geisel, AKA Dr. Seuss, called a lot of the work featured in this volume his "midnight paintings."...more

Celebrating Dr. Seuss... is Dr. Seuss' birthday.  Who isn't a Dr. Seuss fan?!  There are so so many reasons to love Dr. Seuss.Dr. Seuss books have been family favorites around here since nearly day one...In fact, for Violet's third birthday we decided to celebrate Seuss and have an all Seuss birthday party!  (I told you I was like this before the blog...)...more

If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss App Review

If I Ran the Circus – Dr. Seuss Review...more

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Original post on xoxoxo e“Once there was a princess who was very beautiful. She shone bright as the stars on a moonless night. But what difference did it make that she was beautiful? None. No difference."Why did it make no difference?" asked Abilene.Because," said Pellegrina, "She was a princess who loved no one and cared nothing for love, even though there were many who loved her.”...more

Dr. Seuss’ Wisdom (365 Days of Blessings – Day 133)

I am thankful for Dr. Seuss’ Wisdom...more

Children's Story Choices

Lifelong Learning......more
Had to make a revision when I saw the story of the kids taking on Universal Studios! They took ...more

On Christmas the Grinch Stole and Ate My Green Eggs and Ham

“Happy Festivus,” Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah BlogHer! On this very Christmas Morn,The Grinch stole and ate my Green Eggs and Ham,And I would not do such a thing as to tell a lie.No I would not, not to Fat-I-Am!But its official, that…Too much butter and too much lard, makes my waistline very large.Too much eggnog plus the rum, sends me running to the phone.Call the doctor! Call the morgue! Its official, I’m a hog!So do I really like green eggs and ham?I do! I do! Says Fat-I-Am!...more
Ha, ha, ha...! I really like my "Fat-I-Am," very creative, I thought. And I, too, desperately ...more