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Today we presented a fellow pregnant colleague with a baby gift as tomorrow is her last day in the office (this is the second one to go this year –I swear there is something in our water!) I just love baby showers. I think I love the shopping for them most of all (I offered [...]

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Today, I could tell that Emmerson’s little friends at daycare were more tired than usual (must have been the post-Halloween-sugar-high-let-down). When I go to pick her up, they usually rush to the door making me feel like a rock star but today it was a more subdued greeting, which was understandable. They all wanted hugs though which [...]

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My love of children’s book fittingly began when I was a child. Perhaps it was that my parents were avid readers or something innate in me, the minute I touched a book, I felt at peace and happy. My most salient childhood memories usually involve reading, or being read to, receiving a book as a [...]

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In honour of World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7) I was hoping to do my Sunday edition on Canadian children’s books that are either about or feature breastfeeding/nursing as part of the story but unfortunately my search came up with precious little (a glaring sign if I do say so myself). It’s a shame really as [...]

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When I began this blog I didn’t think too much about the particulars. I knew I loved Canadian kids’ books and I wanted to share that with anyone who wanted to read what I had to say and that was enough to start. Not to be selfish, but this is something I am doing for [...]

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One of my mom friends committed to taking a picture of her son everyday for the first year of his life and often posted them on Facebook! What a great idea! Too bad I only heard-tell of it around the six month mark so I wasn’t able to steal her idea. I often wish I [...]

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ME LIKEY ME HUNGRY!!!

Deciding what book to review first has not been an easy choice. I swayed between picking a local author (from York Region where I live ) or a new book, a picture book or a young adult novel and I then settled on ME HUNGRY! by Jeremy Tankard (ISBN: 9780763647803, Candlewick Press). This is the [...]

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