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What Books Are Your Kids Loving? #MomsCheckIn

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Moms Check In

This week’s question is near and dear to my heart: it’s about books. My dad was a teacher, so I was raised loving to read and learn. Its a love that has stuck with me into adulthood. It’s also something that I’ve worked to pass on to Sam. It’s important to me that he loves to read, too. I’m excited to hear about all the books people are loving right now. Keep reading to find out what they are!

What Book Are Your Kids Loving?


Lindsay: “My kids are obsessed with Star Wars. OBSESSED. That’s all they want to read right now and my daughter actually brought home three school library books this week, all Star Wars. She has a birthday coming up this week and I ordered her the Star Wars Character Encyclopedia, guaranteed to be both of my kids’ new favorite book in the coming days. If you need to know anything about any Star Wars or Clone Wars character, you know where to find me. I’ll get your question to the little experts that live in my house and get back to you. ;)” – Lindsay is the mom of 2 and author of See Mom Click. She shares great deals, Disney happenings and recipes. You can follow her on Twitter here!


Stephanie: “We have done a lot of reading this summer together – it’s been delightful. Sam’s current favorite books are from the Elephant and Piggie series by Mo Willems. The incredible pictures are sure to induce giggles every time we read. The books are also perfect for Sam to start reading along too. It’s awesome to see him recognizing words and helping me with the story. I’m looking forward to many more story times together this fall!” – Stephanie is the mom to Sam and the author of Spaceships and Laser Beams. If you ever need party ideas her site is the place to visit! Specializing in all things boy, it’s full of inspiration! Follow her on Twitter here!


Amanda: “I am so happy I have a reader. Joshua is actually a speed reader so we go through tons of books at our house! His teacher set a goal for each child to read 40 books this year at school and a week and a half into school and he’s done. He is in middle school this year and although he reads a lot on his own, I still try to read out loud to him at bedtime. Sometimes he will complain that it’s ‘baby-ish’, but he really does love it! We recently finished Treasure Hunters by James Patterson and it was really good! (And they just came out with a squeal! HOORAY!) He also loved the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder Trilogy. Because what boy doesn’t love titles like that? – Amanda is the mom to Joshua and owns It’s a Fabulous Life. If you are looking for a one stop place for all things mom, It’s a Fabulous Life is it! Full of recipes, fashion, DIY projects, recipes and parenting articles it’s the place for all of Mom’s favorites to come together! Follow her on Twitter here!


Jenni: “Our son has always loved books, but he’s just now beginning to show an interest in reading. Before, it was always about the pictures. He loves any “character” books like Thomas the Tank Engine, Toy Story, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Frozen, you get the picture! Right now he’s reading a Clifford book he got from school.” – Jenni is the mom of one and the author of Sweet Pennies From Heaven. A hearth and home website, Sweet Pennies From Heaven focuses on recipes, crafts and creating a comfortable home. Follow her on Twitter here!

What Books Do Your Kids Love? #MomsCheckIn

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.