Kids Blog

Tue, 12/15/2009 - 9:01am

Every so often a book comes along that completely entrances us. A spell seems to fall over my kids as we are reading, and when we are done, a small sigh is offered up as we reconnect with reality.

Thu, 12/10/2009 - 11:43am

    This year, why not shop locally for your holiday presents?  Jabberwocky Children’s Books, an independent children’s bookstore that has graced downtown Fredericksburg for over twenty years, has a wide selection and knowledgeable staff. Like most bookstores, they will special order any book they don’t have in stock. 

    While you’re shopping locally, look for books by local authors.  We are lucky to have a talented group of writers and illustrators for children in this area, many of whom I have come to know over the years.  Here are just a few suggestions.

Mon, 12/07/2009 - 10:13am

Now's the  time to begin making special gifts for families and teachers. Get started by taking a day or two to skim through craft books at the library, or go online and find some ideas. In this article, we've gathered a few neat projects for beginners as well as book and Web site recommendations to help create a crafty Christmas.


Sat, 12/05/2009 - 10:44am

Grab some milk and whip up a batch of those beautiful decorated sugar cookies because National Cookie Cutter Week is December 1st through the 7th!