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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A Summer Board Book Story

By Miranda Rosbach /

A few months ago I was at a conference in Washington, D.C., and saw another family enjoying brunch on a weekend morning. Tucked into the folds of their stroller canopy I saw a familiar spiral binding peeking out. To which I knowingly questioned, “Is that a Pinhole Press book?” The surprised mother, looked up, slightly confused, then enthusiastically said, “Yes, yes it is!” Since becoming a parent I often look for those little moments. Making connections with strangers, usually parents with small children too, and somehow acknowledging that Hey, we’re on the same team. 

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Fall Activities that Aren’t Pumpkin Picking

By Abby Tolbert /

Autumn is pretty much everyone’s favorite season. The pumpkin spice lattes, the piles of leaves, and the fresh-baked cookies just make you want to curl up in a blanket and never leave your couch’s comforting embrace. While pumpkin and apple picking are solid fall activities, we don’t see the harm in mixing things up. Here are some ideas for some classic fall fun.

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The Benefits of Personalized Art for Kids

By Pinhole Press /

There’s nothing sweeter than a tiny Picasso gifting you a finger-painted masterpiece, or a classic noodle necklace. Children’s art is so much more than mindless play. Time with crayons and paints can help foster a child’s creativity, improve their fine motor skills, and more. Read on to discover the lasting impact that personalized art can have on your child’s life. Read More “The Benefits of Personalized Art for Kids”

How to Deal When Your Child Steals Something

By Abby Tolbert /

Kids are pure-intentioned. They see the goodness in the little things that adults take for granted, like the sound of pots and pans clanging together and the sight of a ceiling fan twirling around the room. But somewhere along the way, children learn the word “no,” and turn into adorable little monsters who will stop at nothing to get what they want, including shiny new toys in the checkout line.  Read More “How to Deal When Your Child Steals Something”