Parragon Book Buddy: My Book of Everything to Color (Discovery Kids)

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“I can colorastronauts and firefighters, tractors and trains, jungles and oceans I CAN COLOR EVERYTHING! Packed with amazing coloring pages and 400 Fun Facts – plus 100 fantastic stickers!” Amazon.com This book is stuffed full of activities, stickers and coloring pages. I quickly donated this to the 6 yr olds kindergarten classroom. They were so […]

See Mom Run: Every Mother’s Guide to Getting Fit and Running Her First 5K – Book Review

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If I could write a book, this would be it! This book was a great read for me to revisit the months leading up to my first 5k in 2011. It also is a good reminder about warming up, consistency, injuries and nutrition. Very well done. I highly recommend getting a copy of this book, […]

BIKERS are ANIMALS – Children’s Books on Motorcycling by Paul Jamiol – Book Review

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After sending my last newsletter I received an email from Paul Jamiol inquiring if I’d like a copy of his book series “Bikers are Animals”. I said yes, right away.  I have worked with Paul for quite a while. He is extremely talented, drawing custom logos and graphics for me often. These books were a […]

Mom, NOW! Tips for Raising Kids in the Instant Gratification Generation – Book Giveaway: Teaching Kids to Think

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Book Giveaway: Teaching Kids to Think: Raising Confident, Independent, and Thoughtful Children in an Age of Instant Gratification —– 7am on Saturday morning – I’ve already checked my iPhone and I am preparing this book giveaway and review post with my MacBook still in bed; my 6 year old son is treating me as a […]

Resolution 5k Beach & Trail Race Narragansett , RI – January 11, 2015

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Resolution 5k Beach & Trail Race Narragansett , RI – January 11, 2015 When I ran this race for the first time the boys wondered why I came in (second to) last place… This year, my third attempt, I was not last or even second to last… One of my favorite 5k’s ! 149 134 Melanie […]