Showing Gratitude with an “I’m Thankful For” Book

By Nicole Boggs /

It’s important to instill a sense of gratitude in your child from a young age. Teaching your Little to say a simple thank-you can help foster a lifelong mindset of gratitude. Using the All About Me photo book template, I created a custom ‘I am Thankful’ photo book, and completed with my 3-year-old daughter, Clara.  It was incredible to get a glimpse into her world, and the keepsake we created is absolutely priceless.

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Best Oversized Books for Kids

By Miranda Rosbach /

There’s something about oversize objects that immediately captivates people. Think giant rocking chairs or markers the size of a grown adult. When considering the scale of a book, particularly one for children, oversize books feel even bigger when they measure to be toddler size or larger. We’re not talking about big books designed specifically for a library or school storytime (think Five Little Ducks or Planting a Garden); rather, we mean books that are constructed to be enormous—and likely will often have to sit sideways on a shelf.

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22 Best Kids Books to Give

By Miranda Rosbach /

When our firstborn turned two, rather than accumulate more stuff, we asked guests to bring a book in lieu of gifts. We collected a handful of new and used titles that we then donated to the Ready Readers program in our community. This book-giving birthday tradition has continued and it doesn’t diminish how special birthdays feel; in fact, I’d say it enhances the experience for all involved. Here’s why: books keep giving.

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Meet the Designer: Bridgette Salvon-Bernt

By Pinhole Press /

New Memory Game Designer Bridgette Salvon-Bernt

Designer. Wife. Mom. One-half of Earmark Social Goods, a company dedicated to spreading their message of ‘Create Happiness’ with handcrafted, customized art, including illustrations, designs, and photography. Together, Bridgette and her husband Mike, the other half of Earmark Social Goods, have a 2.5-year-old kiddo named Joe, a sweet dog named Lucy and a stinky cat named Toof.

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