Author Archives: Kimberly Amici

How to Start a Book Club for Kids

How to Start a Book Club for Kids

I don’t remember reading a lot of books when I was in grade school. My love of cozying up with a great novel and a cup of tea didn’t start until after I graduated college. As a mom, I want my children to enjoy the benefits and pleasures of reading. One of the ways we have made

A Birthday Letter and Gift for My Tween Daughter

My little girl is not so little any more. It’s hard to believe that almost eleven years ago I was in a New York City hospital anticipating her early arrival. This precious little girl that I held in my arms is a few short years away from becoming a young lady, no longer my baby girl. She’s


4 Ways to Make Your Daughters Feel Like a Princess

Come, you who are blessed by My Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. – Matthew 25:34b My daughters and I recently snuggled together and read The Princess and The Three Knights by Karen Kingsbury. It’s story of a king who sets out to find a young man worthy of

Connect Children with History

6 Ways to Connect Children with History

As I child, I loved history. Even now, I am fascinated by the tales of those who have gone before me and paved the way. My bookshelves hold a mix of decorative and useful antiques or memorabilia that have been passed down through generations, and I always enjoy sharing with friends the stories about how

Traditions of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come

I have many memories of childhood Christmases. I remember the most the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes. Each year, the same decorations hung on the walls and the windows of our home, while classic carol melodies played and the scent of smoke from the Lionel train filled the air. I remember looking forward to the