My little mommy…

OrangeBlossom was playing in the crib with her rolly ball that makes sounds and rolls. It got quiet and I went to see if she had fallen asleep and I wanted to get the ball out so that she didn’t bump it and wake herself up. Well, AppleBlossom beat me to it. I went in the room and she had turned off the ball, left it in the crib (but the main thing is it won’t make noise) and she pulled a babbie over her back. *sigh* My little mommy being such a good big sister!!

Sweet Dreams by Rose A. Lewis, Jen Corace

In this sweet rhyming picture book, a mother prepares her daughter for bed by telling her about the different animals that live nearby and their nighttime activities. The mother’s narrative comes full circle from night to dawn, and the little girl is lulled to sleep dreaming about her animal friends.

Lyrical writing and warm illustrations from the bestselling author-illustrator team of Rose A. Lewis and Jen Corace make this a perfect bedtime book.

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Just Too Busy: Taking Your Family on a Radical Sabbatical by Joanne Kraft {Preview}

Just Too Busy is the story of the Kraft family’s head-on collision with busyness and the 12-month experiment that changed their lives. When their children could recite the dollar value meals at McDonald s faster than the times-tables, Joanne and Paul Kraft knew something was very wrong. So, instead of continuing their busyness habit and fitting more into their schedules, they took a year off from all extracurricular activities and learned how to be a family again. In this book, readers will laugh their way to learning the 10 telltale signs that they’re just too busy and find the courage to guard their families from the temptation of constant distraction.

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