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Judy Belanger

When you just can't bear the idea of venturing out in the blizzard, snuggle up with your little one and these winter-themed book ideas from Judy Belanger. more

Jan 7, 2010 4:46 PM General Parenting

When you see the words water ski show, what comes to mind? The Tommy Bartlett Show in the Wisconsin Dells? more

Sep 1, 2009 5:12 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Five children set out to trick-or-treat. As they progress on their route, more

Sep 1, 2009 4:19 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Dinosaurs were roaming the earth millions of years ago. Butterflies also were there. more

Sep 1, 2009 3:37 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Children today have known about space exploration for all of their lives. more

Sep 1, 2009 3:25 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The two little girls in the White House are tired of waiting to find out what kind of a dog they will get. more

Sep 1, 2009 3:11 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Some children are afraid they might find a monster under their bed. Not Ethan. more

Sep 1, 2009 3:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The rainforest is a very colorful place. On each page an object is mentioned and as the wheel is turned the animals and more

Sep 1, 2009 2:47 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Follow the journey of a young Barack Obama that began with a mother from Kansas and a father from Kenya, more

Sep 1, 2009 2:38 PM Chicago Parent Archives

In celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday Feb. 12, here are a few of many new, interesting and fun books more

Sep 1, 2009 2:05 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Cold winter days can be a drag for all of us so try a few of these books as a source for something for the kids to do. more

Sep 1, 2009 12:58 PM Chicago Parent Archives

We all have favorite remembrances of the holidays. Whether they are of baking cookies, telling stories, more

Sep 1, 2009 12:42 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Every year I receive books that catch my interest but don’t fit into any particular month’s category. more

Sep 1, 2009 12:37 PM Chicago Parent Archives

All of these books have special meaning for me because they all relate to where I worked for many years—the library. more

Sep 1, 2009 12:10 PM Chicago Parent Archives

I know, you can’t wait for the end of August and the beginning of another school year. more

Sep 1, 2009 11:52 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Grab a pencil and paper, number your pages and take the family on an adventure with Tommy more

Sep 1, 2009 11:33 AM Chicago Parent Archives

With school out for the summer, you might want a few activities to keep your little ones learning more

Sep 1, 2009 11:20 AM Chicago Parent Archives

The six poems talk to us about events in the life of a growing-up baby. It begins with "Baby Face." more

Sep 1, 2009 11:08 AM Chicago Parent Archives

April 22 is Earth Day so this story could be used in connection with it. more

Sep 1, 2009 10:53 AM Chicago Parent Archives