Children Addicted to Video Games or Just Having Fun?


I can still see the look on my son’s face 25 years ago when we handed him his very first Gameboy! I don’t know which was wider, his smile or his eyes. Here we are all these years later and he is still playing video games. In fairness, I have to say, that now that […]

Fun Indoor Activities For the Kids


The leaves are beginning to turn color, it’s getting dark outside earlier, and you are sending your kids to school with a sweater.  The sure signs that Fall has arrived.  Pretty soon, if not already, rainy days have arrived and soon to be followed by beautiful snow.  The thought of not being able to send […]

Pregnancy Cravings – I Want Pickles Now!


Years ago, before home pregnancy tests were available in almost every store the joke was– that if a wife sent her husband out in the middle of the night for pickles & ice cream she was surely pregnant.  At Fairytale Baby Books we have had a lot of fun reading all the different cravings moms-to-be […]

Read Read Read !!!


Pregnancy and childbirth can be a tough and challenging time for any couple.  As soon as your little one comes into this world, you become more aware of his or her well-being and holistic development. As new parents, you naturally care about the baby’s development, both their physical and mental growth.  Catering to their physical […]

Help For New Moms…It Takes a Village – To Raise a Prince or Princess

newborn with parents

You’ve been waiting and planning for this moment for months.  The nursery is ready. You personalized the room and it’s not only beautiful but perfect. Just like your precious newborn bundle of joy in your arms. Everything is going great.  You’ve figured out how to feed your baby and change their diaper.  You’re sitting holding […]

Memories with Grandma…Nostalgic Moments

senior with baby

About 6 months ago, I was holding my 3-month-old grandson in my arms as he slept (Shh…let’s not tell my daughter-in-law that I believe cribs are made for parents, not grandparents.).  You often hear grandparents saying things like, “The best part is I’m giving you back the kid if there’s any crying.” Or, “If I […]

What is a Fairy Tale?

Fairy Tale

A Fairy-tale is typically a short story that features fantasy characters like fairies, elves, giants, goblins, mermaids, witches, gnomes, etc. Fairy tales usually deals with stories about magic or enchantments that take place in a far-off place and time.  Fairy tales have been enjoyed by people from the earliest of times.  Many of these enchanted […]

Let’s Make Reading Sessions Enjoyable For Kids


The tech-driven world of today has many benefits for children.  For some families that may not be able to afford a private tutor the internet today can even be like a personal virtual teacher. At times it can even take a child on a cultural tour of buildings far away in other countries. Maybe they […]

Baby’s First Birthday Party Ideas

Babys First Birthday Ideas

Hard to believe that my adorable grandson will be turning 1 year old on Halloween.  The time just flew by!!  He is busy working hard to hit a lot of a baby’s first-year milestones like saying mamma, dadda, sits up unassisted, army crawls, smiles, laughs and just started pointing at things.  Fairytale Baby Books is […]