11 Delightful Children’s Book Subscription Boxes
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11 Delightful Children’s Book Subscription Boxes

Expand your child’s love of reading with one of these eleven children’s book subscription boxes.  See related: 20 of the Best Educational Subscription Boxes for Kids Maybe your child is a voracious reader who can never have enough books. Or she’d rather be doing anything else besides reading. In either case, children’s book boxes can…

18 Children’s Books About African American History

18 Children’s Books About African American History

Help children attain a deeper understanding of African American history with these eighteen children’s books.  No history lesson of the United States would be complete without understanding the complex story of African Americans. Below I’ve tried to pull together a sampling of children’s books that highlight major events in African American history. The list begins…

10 Children’s Books About Being Courageous in the Face of Adversity

10 Children’s Books About Being Courageous in the Face of Adversity

These ten books demonstrate to kids the courage it takes to overcome adversity – even in the most trying situations. Courage is a tricky concept to teach kids. In fact, I wonder…is it even possible to teach children to be courageous? What is possible, however, is to share our values with our kids. And courage…

9 Children’s Books that Illustrate the Diversity in Our World

9 Children’s Books that Illustrate the Diversity in Our World

Children will better understand the diversity and uniqueness of other cultures with these nine books. “Wow, I can’t believe he’s never owned a pair of shoes.” my daughter exclaimed as we listened to I Will Always Write Back on our car stereo. We had just gotten to the part of the story where Martin, a…

12 Children’s Books About How to Handle Strong Emotions
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12 Children’s Books About How to Handle Strong Emotions

Anger and frustration can be difficult emotions for kids to understand and manage. These children’s books can help.  “That’s not fair!” “That’s mine!” “I’m no good at this!” How many times have we heard our kids yell statements such as these? These remarks often come from a place of intense feelings and might be followed…

24 Children’s Books That Promote a Growth Mindset
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24 Children’s Books That Promote a Growth Mindset

Help reinforce a growth mindset in your kids with these seventeen children’s books. (This post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link and purchase the item, I will receive a commission at no extra cost to you.)  If you have kids in school, read parenting articles, or work in education, you’ve most definitely…

15 Children’s Books That Teach Perseverance

15 Children’s Books That Teach Perseverance

Teach kids the importance of perseverance and grit with these books – both fiction and non-fiction – that illustrate why staying with a goal, despite challenges or setbacks, can be so very gratifying.  Perseverance. Such a huge word both in letters and meaning. And yet, being able to stick with something to reach a desired…

13 Children’s Books About Famous Artists

13 Children’s Books About Famous Artists

Children will learn about some of the most well-recognized, famous artists with these 13 books.  I love reading biographies. Reading about other people’s lives – how they overcame fears or struggled and showed courage in the face of doubt – give us a glimpse into how someone else has demonstrated characteristics we also aspire to….

10 Children’s Books to Inspire Creativity in Kids

10 Children’s Books to Inspire Creativity in Kids

Help kids explore the creative process and gain confidence in their own artistic ability with these 10 children’s books. To find out what it takes to raise creative kids see: How to Raise Creative Kids (even if you’re a not-so-creative adult) The creative process can often be challenging – even for kids. Just like adults,…

10 Children’s Books That Teach Empathy
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10 Children’s Books That Teach Empathy

Stories let kids see the world through someone else’s eyes. Here are 10 children’s books about empathy and why it’s important.  First, there was Good Night Moon, then Charlotte’s Web, and now we’re deep into the Harry Potter series. I’ve read many books to my girls over the years. On most evenings, we climb into…

12 Children’s Books to Teach Generosity and Gratitude

12 Children’s Books to Teach Generosity and Gratitude

These twelve children’s books about gratitude and generosity teach kids through stories.  Asking our children to let their sibling play with a prized toy or having that same child say “thank you” to grandma only scratches the surface of generosity and gratitude. So how can parents teach kids these important values? Ideally, we’d place our…

14 of the Best Parenting Books to Raise Resilient, Successful, and Self-Sufficient Kids
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14 of the Best Parenting Books to Raise Resilient, Successful, and Self-Sufficient Kids

Inside: A list of the best parenting books with advice on how to raise kids who are grounded, successful and ultimately grow up to be self-sufficient.  Before giving birth to my first daughter I didn’t read a single parenting book. Not one. In my overconfident pre-parenting state of mind, I felt I knew everything I…