Dr. Jo – an Unknown Hero in Infant Health

The children's book industry is brimming with great titles about women in science and other fields who have made an impact in the way that we live. One such book is being published on October 9th about Dr. Sara Josephine Baker and how her work saved many children's' lives. Dr. Jo - How Sara Josephine … Continue reading Dr. Jo – an Unknown Hero in Infant Health

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 Tiny Stitches

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 Feeding the minds of future foodies

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 A trip to the Dentist

The Peanut-Free Cafe – a book about dealing with school lunch

In our present world of allergies, I'm actually rather surprised that I haven't seen more book like "The Peanut-Free Cafe." In this well written book we are presented with two dueling issues that more and more kids in elementary school are having to face - kids that can't eat peanuts and kids who are incredibly … Continue reading The Peanut-Free Cafe – a book about dealing with school lunch

Roar Like a Lion – a fun yoga book

You know that a book is a hit when your child asks you to immediately read it again. There is also the sense of success when it also immediately turns itself into playtime. Today that book was You Are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses  by Taeeun Yoo. I picked up this book at … Continue reading Roar Like a Lion – a fun yoga book