Children’s Books

Books are Teachers

Those of you who know me know that I love children’s books. In fact, “Lisa’s Book List,” — featuring my recommended children’s books — is one of the most appreciated hand-outs in my classes. I love books in general and happily dove into the world of children’s books when Ezra was born ten years ago.…

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An Unlikely Parenting Book

For years now, I’ve been reading my boys Carry Me Mama by Monica Devine. I’ve always liked it for it’s beautiful illustrations (by Pauline Paquin), simple storyline and depiction of Inuit culture. Recently, however, I’ve come to appreciate it for another reason– the eponymous “Mama” is such a clear example of good parenting. By “good”…

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