Ten Dr. Seuss Quotes I’d Like My Daughters to Live By

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You are you. Now, isn't that pleasant? Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. Only you can control your future. Be who you are … [Read more...]

The Lorax Movie Review

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"A tree falls the way it leans. Be careful which way you lean." -The Lorax Since most of us already know the story of The Lorax , here's my brief summary of the animated film based on Dr. Seuss' 1971 book of the same name: Ted Wiggins (voice of Zac Efron) takes on a noble cause as a result of his tween crush on pretty Audrey (voice of Taylor Swift).  In his quest to find … [Read more...]

Top Ten Books I Read to my Pre-Schooler

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1. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss: A classic book that helps children learn to read by emphasizing repetition, rhyme and rhythm. Fun fact: Only 236 words are used in this 72 page book (not including common words like "and" "I", "the"). 2. Olivia Goes to the Circus by Ian Faulconer: A tall tale of Olivia the pig's circus adventure. Most of her story is "pretty all true to … [Read more...]