BookRoo’s Favorite Books


Do you have an avid reader in your house? I do! We end up at the library weekly (if not more often than that). The problem with library books is that they just disappear in the house. We inevitably end up with a fine which annoys my husband so much.

The Book that Claims to “Make Anyone Fall Asleep”


If you have a tough time getting your toddler or child to fall asleep, the book The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way of Getting Children to Fall Asleep by Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin may do the trick.

iBesties: Dolls that Inspire STEM, Business, & Entrepreneurship (Kickstarter Campaign for 8 More Days)


When you go to the toy store, the doll section is chalk full of dolls, but none of them really encourage or promote STEM, business or education. Two sisters, Jenae and Gina Heitkamp, started iBesties to give girls the dolls they love, but at least offer dolls that inspire them.

Celebrate Diversity: Kickstart a Personalized Children’s Book by Crayon Crunch


  Today I was approached by Mr. Kai Schmittat (I love his name, its my son’s nickname), who is the founder of Crayon Crunch.┬áThe idea behind Crayon Crunch is to create a personalized children’s book that celebrates diversity . The buyer can personalize the lead character in the book from everything to eye color, hair […]

Mighty Twenty Tooth Fairy Pillow, Journal & Book


  A few months ago my middle son lost a tooth. I was online looking for ideas of how to make it a fun experience for him when I stumbled upon the Mighty Twenty website. It was too late for me to order anything from the website, but I was so fascinated by Mighty Twenty. […]

It’s Dr. Seuss’s Birthday and Read Across America Day!


On this day, in 1904, Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr. Suess was born. Therefore, March 2nd has officially been dubbed as “Read Across America Day” by the National Education Association (NEA). If you really want to get into spirit of the day, read Oh, The Places You’ll Go, which is the book of the day. I love this book, it is so encouraging!

Author Randa Handler – Book Review


I Recently connected with author Randa Handler because I was intrigued by her children’s book. As the author and illustrator, Handler almost always include multiracial characters to help promote acceptance and diversity in children. Her books are beautifully illustrated which makes it easy for children to enjoy and follow.

Create a Valentine’s Day Photobook at Blurb

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. One more month and Valentine’s Day is here. Have you even had a chance to think about a gift for your sweetie (spouse, partner, child, friend, parent)? If not, here is a great idea…create a […]

“The Giver” Color Party at Hillsdale Mall, Saturday, August 9, 2014

THE GIVER Color Party Flyer - Hillsdale Mall

“The Giver” Color Party at Hillsdale Mall, Saturday, August 9, 2014.

“Daddy Duck is the Best” by Daddy & Company Review and Giveaway


Just in time for Father’s Day, we have a giveaway sponsored by our friends at the much loved Daddy & Company. Daddy Duck is the Best: A Daddy’s Day Story is a special book that celebrates dads.

Brain Rules for Baby by Dr. John Medina


Dr. John Medina, known for his New York Times Bestseller, Brain Rules, has now written a book for parents to help them raise a smart and happy child from zero to five. Brain Rules for Baby explains how a child’s brain works and how you can use it to its full potential. Through engaging writing, scientific explanations and research, Dr. Medina gives you facts which helps you figure out how to raise your child optimally and with empathy.

More Frozen Mania


Yesterday I shared one of the Frozen books I received from Disney Publishing Worldwide. Well since Frozen mania is here to stay for a while, I wanted to share a few more Frozen books that I received from Disney Publishing Worldwide. These books range in age appropriateness so your younger child all the way to […]