Two Grandparents Cracked the Code of Talking to Grandkids While Writing Their Book, 'So to Speak'

With some great exceptions, most kids have a hard time striking up a good conversation with their grandparents — something that’s become all the more obvious in this era when grandparents and grandkids haven’t been able to meet in person. The origin story of how a couple of grandparents wrote So to Speak: 11,000 Expressions That’ll Knock Your Socks Off […]

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Celebs Who Have Written Children’s Books

Celebrity parents in print! Joanna Gaines, Gabrielle Union and more stars have released picture books for children. The Fixer Upper star published her first kids’ book, We Are the Gardeners, in March 2019, which she cowrote with her and husband Chip Gaines’ five kids — Drake, Duke, Ella, Emmie and Crew. “We wrote this children’s book together to tell the […]

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6 Outstanding Picture Books Starring Girls of Color

Teaching our kids about diversity is imperative; when we play and work with people of different backgrounds, races, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, abilities, religions, and perspectives, we do challenging mental work that enhances creativity. We become, in effect, smarter. And regardless of our kids’ own heritage or the diversity of our own neighborhood, we can positively introduce children to diverse stories […]

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