Smart School Bus Driver Goes Viral for Stocking Her Bus with Books

Julie Callison’s “bucket of books” is changing the way her littlest passengers experience this time of day, one book at a time. Julie has a red bucket full of books at the front of her bus. When each student gets on, they are able to choose three books to take back to their seat. Read More

Interview with Nancy Gee, Author of the Secret Book Series

In an interview with our multiple Mom’s Choice Award-Winning author Nancy Gee, we get to hear not only about her background and goals in her career and community, but a special Contest that she is running in conjunction with Stone Soup magazine. We are honored to be able to sit down and hear more!  Read More

Why I Take My Kids with Me to Vote

I bring my kids to the polls because it’s important for them to see words and convictions put into action. I am intentional about instilling kindness, compassion, and a sense of justice in my kids every single day. Our job is to make the world a better place. Read More

Just in Time For Back To School Season: Hilarious First Day Photos For Your Enjoyment

For those kids, sitting in front of your perfectly chalkboard-lettered signs pretending to be excited for the end of their carefree days is just too much to bear. Thankfully, many of those children’s moms snap the photo anyway… and share away, for all of us to see.  Whether they’re in preschool or highschool, sometimes it’s just plain hard to go back to responsibility. Read More

Teacher Writes Tearjerking Letter to Kids Who Won’t Be Entering Kindergarten This Year

In the middle of all of the excitement and hustle, however, it’s easy to forget that there are people who are genuinely hurting at the beginning of this new school year: nobody more than parents who have lost children. As they watch their peers’ children (and even their deceased children’s friends) grow another year older and enter into a new grade, it is insanely painful to deal with the fact that their own won’t be joining them. Read More

10 Reasons to Show the Library Some Love This Summer

Okay. We’re about halfway through summer, so there’s a really good chance you’re tired. Tired of the heat. Tired of the house-sized bugs (Oh, is that just Houston?), and probably tired of the fighting. These are all perfect reasons to show your local library some love this summer. Read More

Interview with Nir Kessler, Founder and Owner of Akibabus Ltd

Boxitale™ is a new experience. We say ‘Play the Story’ and that’s exactly what it is. It’s a playable story that kids become part of. It’s not just a game. It’s a story driven integration between a board game and an app. Kids become invested in the stories. They are able to continue the story and then they can integrate what they done while playing the game into the story and take it further. Read More