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Top 10: Strong and Capable Princess Books for Girls (ages 2-16)

Best Non-Wimpy Princess Books for Girls

My two oldest children are girls and they went through that rite of passage:  Disney Princess.  We had Disney princess dress up clothes, Disney princess tea sets, Disney princess books — you name it, we had it.  My husband joked that the person at Disney who thought up combining the Princesses better be running the company by now (or at least, highly compensated) for the stroke of genius. Read more…

Top 10 Starting School Books: Kindergarten & Preschool

Starting Kindergarten and Preschool Books

A reader asked me to help her round out her list of books for incoming Preschoolers.  I searched, and there are not tons of them.  I decided to combine this with entering Kindergarten because in September, my youngest child will start Kindergarten. I feel that you can use the books somewhat interchangeably and that books that your child enjoys will be a more important factor than whether the book aligns exactly with his or her school entry point. Read more…

eBook App for Little Girls Who Love Pink

Books for Preschool Girls Who Love Pink

Winged Chariot is the publisher of Emma Loves Pink by Piret Raud.  It is charmingly narrated by a little English girl whose voice reminds me of another lovely character in a book, Lola, of  Charlie and Lola fame.  The ebook is dedicated to “all little girls who love pink” … and any parent of a little girl went through that stage!  (But interestingly, it shifts by 1st grade to light blue.  Then to green/blue/turqouise.  And by 4th grade, the sweet little girls — or at least mine — go dark and grungy and will wear only brown, grey, and black.)  So enjoy pink, parents.  It’s a lovely stage. Read more…