Well Hello There! + A Reader Survey

I hope everyone had some good holiday time off, and safe travels if you were traveling. I had a great month planned for posting until we had to move out of our house for two weeks due to plumbing problems, and then I jacked up my back – which required a trip to Urgent Care and multiple prescriptions to get… Read more »

16 Science Fiction Webcomics To Make Your Geeky Heart Sing

Since I’m a science fiction loving gal, the webcomics with spaceships, aliens, and lasers have a special place in my heart. Here’s a roundup with some of my absolute favorite science fiction webcomics. A helpful webcomics reading tip: many creators sell PDFs or hard copies too! That can be an easier for long stories and lets you read without an… Read more »

My 20+ Favorite Magical and Fantasy Webcomics

I usually lean more towards science fiction than fantasy, but WOW, there are some amazing fantasy and magical webcomics out there. The art! The stories! The reading of webcomics on my tablet in bed when I should really be sleeping! (I know some of you do that too.) A helpful webcomics reading tip: many creators sell PDFs or hard copies… Read more »

15 Children’s Picture Books We’re Loving Right Now

I’ll never outgrow reading picture books. Lucky for me, eight year old Boy Detective doesn’t seem to be outgrowing them either. Until that luck runs out, I’m enjoying reading him all the amazing books I find in the stacks of the Austin Public Library. Here’s a roundup of some of our recent favorites. Hope you find something to love in… Read more »

6 More Fun Children’s Books You Shouldn’t Miss

When I started my children’s picture book series, I never imagined creating over 25 posts full of our favorite books. From robots to gardens, dogs to fairies, and everything in between. I’m not done yet, but I’m taking a break from themes to celebrate a handful of fun children’s books just because. (New to my blog? All my children’s book… Read more »

Is that a legal move?

Me: Your teacher said you never do any jiu-jitsu at school. Boy Detective: That’s not really true. There was this one time, on the playground, I tried to cross-choke a tree?

The 9 Best Children’s Books About Ninjas and Samurai

Some things are totally fun for make believe, but you’d never want them around in real life. Pirates, living dinosaurs, Jedi battles, etc. Basically anything where you get in fights or get eaten. Ninjas fall into this category, because real ones were hired assassins. Pretend ninjas, though, are just silently cool and acrobatic. Way better. Despite the common childhood fascination… Read more »