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When Play Trumped Work

Today was one of those days where I felt slammed. I was behind at work, I had a sick kid, I had taken on waaaaaay too many volunteer projects and needed to fulfill the commitments I made to people. I felt like the entire world was waiting for me to finish things that I hadn’t yet started, and I had NO time to accomplish any of them. And then… A sweet faced toddler crawled up into my lap and ask me to read a book. So that is exactly what I did.  Now here I am, 15 hours since waking...


Book:: Choose Healthy Live Happy

I had the honor of reviewing a fellow mom’s newly published book – Choose Healthy Live Happy: Take Your Family From Sick and Surviving to Healthy and Thriving – and I couldn’t put it down. For those of you who know my Mojitos & Munchkins family personally, you know that “Sick and surviving” is the perfect way to describe our clan over the past several years. We came to accept it for what it was and used the excuses of “we have young kids in daycare, so…..” and “everyone else is sick too, it’s just the season,” before we realized...


It’s OK for Kids to Cry and Express Their Emotions

 Dealing with Feelings Brings Kids to a Healthy Place! When you woke up today, you probably didn’t know you would stumble on a fun and refreshing way to teach your children timeless life lessons – like how to identify and channel their emotions in a responsible and constructive way! Well…. SURPRISE! Mojitos & Munchkins has teamed up with amazing author, Colleen Aynn, and is excited to promote her new book that is on the market as of…. TODAY! In her uplifting new children’s book, Sad Sally, author Colleen Aynn uses graceful rhymes and illustrations to teach children it’s Ok to...


Children’s Book Review:: “The Magic Of My Name”

In a market where there are countless children’s books to choose from, there are certain features that set some apart from others. Personalization is one of those items. Any time you can personalize a book to make a child feel like the author had them (and only them) in mind, you are guaranteed to get smiles and extra nighttime snuggles. That is exactly what I got from my son after he received The Magic Of My Name. Created by The Story Tailors, who believed in the right for all children to experience magic, this book tells the tale of how a child got...


Lily’s Deliciously Different Day!

**Our giveaway has closed. Congrats to Mojitos and Munchkins reader Lissa Fulkerson on being randomly selected to win a personalized & signed copy of the book!  ENJOY :)**   Join me in celebrating our differences with this wonderful new children’s book, Lily’s Deliciously Different Day! by Yvetter Grove. A particularly rough day at school leads Lily to decide that her life would be better if she could be just like everyone else. In an unexpected turn of events, Lily’s wish comes true and she suddenly faces a world where everyone and everything are the same. But life in this world is...


{Children’s Book} RELEASE:: Alycat and the Thursday Dessert Day!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Today is the official book release day of a wonderful new kids’ book! Alycat and the Thursday Dessert Day tells a story of Alycat, who has been looking forward to Dessert Day at school all week. When Alycat’s daydreaming causes her to miss out on this coveted Dessert Day, she will need to rely on her imagination to satisfy her sweet tooth! With the help of her best friend Spotty, she discovers trying new things can lead to fun adventures and tasty inventions! The Alycat series encourages readers to celebrate the joy, innocence, and fearlessness of...


Bossypants by Tina Fey

HA!  I am laughing just thinking about this book!  I am only 2 days into my new audio book tape, Bossypants by Tina Fey, but I am LOVING it!  Tina Fey is one awesomely funny woman… I’ve barely noticed the snow-covered windshield and polar vortex-y weather conditions as I travel my morning commute with this great read! Her writing prowess shows intelligence, feminist power, humility, and HILARIOUS antics!!  From what I have heard thus far, I highly suggest this book!!    Updated on 02.14.2014  I URGE you to get your own copy!  Everyone RUN to your nearest Barnes & Noble,...

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