Moving Adventures:  Children’s Books to Help Your Little One Cope with Moving

Moving Adventures: Children’s Books to Help Your Little One Cope with Moving

As a military family, we are no strangers to moving. In fact, it’s a way of life. And as we prepare for our next adventure in Japan, I’ve been thinking about the best ways we’ve helped our little ones cope with the changes that come 

Trip Preparation with Culture Smart Guidebooks // Colombia

Trip Preparation with Culture Smart Guidebooks // Colombia

Homeschooling allows us to continue traveling with the littles. Each trip opens up a study of art, cuisine and culture. The prep work and lesson planning was easy to do in Europe, where I had a strong knowledge of the culture and history of places 

Tales for Tiny Travelers // Review

Tales for Tiny Travelers // Review

This post contains affiliate links.  I’m always looking for children’s books that link our travels with history. Our kids get so much more from our travels when our kids can connect what they are hearing on tours and seeing as we walk with a story. 

Dutch Language Resources for Expat Children

Dutch Language Resources for Expat Children

We’ve been in the Netherlands for over two years now. The Big Little is a fluent Dutch speaker, the Middle Little is well on his way and our Little Little  responds to some Dutch commands. Jeff and I still don’t speak Dutch but we can 

Wonderbly Personalized Children’s Books // Review

Wonderbly Personalized Children’s Books // Review

This post contains an affiliate link.  We love to read. Even the Little Little loves to grab a book and babble as if he is reading. I don’t think we can ever have enough good books in the house, so when I discovered the personalized 

Make It Yours // Book Review

Make It Yours // Book Review

This post contains affiliate links.  Since moving to the Netherlands and leaving most of my craft gear behind, oh and adding another little one to the mix, I’ve been much less crafty than normal. Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make it Yours grabbed my attention with the 

iGo Stories Travel Books // Review

iGo Stories Travel Books // Review

After traveling, reading is our favorite activity. We recently discovered the iGo Stories travel book series. These personalized books place your child in the middle of a traveling adventure full of famous landmarks. My Big Little is completely obsessed with London. The “Adventures in London” 

The Illustrated Book of Sayings // Book Review & Giveaway

The Illustrated Book of Sayings // Book Review & Giveaway

“Oh! You’ve got chicken skin” says another mother to me on the school playground. I stare at her blankly.  Turns out she is talking about my goosebumps and thinks I should have worn my jacket. Later, I’m using Google Translate to help me understand a WhatsApp 

Santa’s Beard Book // Review & Giveaway

Santa’s Beard Book // Review & Giveaway

We’ve unpacked the Christmas decorations already this season.  We did not bring many of our decorations with us but the holiday books all came along. The books are able to transport us into so many fun holiday worlds, and inspire many great crafts for the littles. They 

Photographs From the Edge // Book Review

Photographs From the Edge // Book Review

Photographs From the Edge combines the beautiful photos of nature photographer Art Wolfe with his insights on how he captured each of the photos. This is a wonderful book to add to a travel or photo book collection. Sure, it makes a great coffee table book, but