Tiny Stitches

Since being published in 2016, the book Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas, by Gwendolyn Hooks, has garnered a lot of praise. This book is special because it tells the important story of Vivien Thomas - both his amazing contribution to the medical world and the struggles that he had to face... Continue Reading →

Feeding the minds of future foodies

Teaching children about nutritious food and where it comes from can be incredibly challenging. The goal is to make it fun. Thankfully, there are now a wide variety of resources to help share the story of how our food gets to us and how to make healthy choices. In Chris Butterworth's “How Did That Get... Continue Reading →

A trip to the Dentist

A few weeks ago, my younger daughter randomly decided that she wanted to check out a book about dentists. We wound up pulling a few off the shelf and it turns out that they were absolutely fabulous! Some children have a major fear of going to the dentist, but that has never been an issue... Continue Reading →

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