Like all movie lists, this one is subjective and in no way authoritative. The main purpose of which is to spark discussion and maybe interest in seeing some of these fantastic films again, or for the first time. So now I present to you our Top 100 Movies Based On Books.
My blog covers education and children’s books. When I cover parenting issues, it usually contains book recommendations. Parenting topics include academic subjects, summer learning, bullying, special needs, fitness and more.
How To Raise a Confident Child
DesignTrackMind asked me to post on this topic and I thought, “Gee, I wish I knew myself.” She said that she is asking me, not because I have all the answers, but because she knows that I will go crazy and do all the research. So, I did do that, and here it is. And may we all raise confident kids because the world would be a better place if we did.
How To Pick a Family Dog
This is the story of my family dog odyssey and how we ended up with the dog perfect for our family.
3 Life Lessons From Picture Books…
This is a nice blog with tagline: Where Grandmas Bond, Brag and Benefit. Don’t you just love that? Here, Pam Allyn, share her love of books with her granddaughter — a love that helps create sense of empathy, create a sense of community and indulge a child’s imagination. Thanks for the great post!
Plants and Foods That are Deadly to Cats
Even though I don’t have a cat now, I grew up with Siamese cats so I thought I would round out my Foods that Kills Dogs with a cat version. I noticed that the foods are basically the same for dogs and cats but I found a chart of plants that are bad for cats (and probably dogs too).
Family Reunion Vacations: Kennebunkport, Maine, The Colony Hotel
This was our second Family Reunion Vacation trip and it was based on my family’s two previous pleasant summer seaside vacation and I have to say that results were so good that I absolutely recommend The Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport, Maine if you are looking for a New England Beach family reunion destination.
Mom, Are We Rich? and Other Tough Questions …
My brother sent me this great article from the New York Times Money section. Written by Ron Lieber and published on July 9, 2010, you can click here for the entire article. It’s a nicely done article when kids ask the darndest questions:
How Much Do You Make?
Are We Rich? Are We Poor?
Why Don’t We Have (fill in the blank…)? Summer Home? 2nd Car?