For all that we produce masterfully illustrated children’s books, I personally have the drawing skills of a dull pencil. But I’m not one to let a little thing like skill get in the way of fun, especially when it comes to doodling. I used to draw doodle mazes. It’s fun to throw a bunch of … Continue reading Doodling. Fun to Say and, er, Doodle
Strange how parenting styles are influenced by events in my past. Including when I was single. And overseas. And hungry. Many years ago when visiting family friends outside of London, the mom offered me a cheese and pickle sandwich. As a down-home American eater, this was pretty exotic stuff. My internal thought process went as follows… … Continue reading Cheese and Pickle Parenting
After introducing Woodland Way to the world, the response has been wonderful. Friends and family, of course, have been wonderfully supportive of our kids books. And now as we expand our horizons and start seeing customers from around the country place orders, we’re feeling better than ever about our work. And yet, every so often we … Continue reading Books? Seriously?
A recent research study released by Common Sense Media reveals that our kids aren’t reading enough. Whether it’s because we’re too busy running around (see my thoughts on that here), they’re too busy watching some sort of screen, or both, it does seem that kids are far too reluctant to sit down and read. That’s too … Continue reading Reading Into Things