Library Themed Birthday

Recently we celebrated my daughter’s 6th birthday. We celebrated with dinner with the grandparents and my daughter invited two friends over for a playdate. It was a perfect amount of celebrating. Last year we went big for her fifth birthday where she invited a bunch of friends and family to a children’s theater to see … Read More


Virtual Blog Tour

For two entire weeks, blogs around the country will be hosting giveaways of my newest book, Chocolate Milk, Por Favor. This is a perfect chance to connect with new writers who are parents and teachers. Bloggers share information that can be valuable for you and either your students or children. I encourage you to tour … Read More


Free Resources for Parents

This week I am sharing all of my FREE resources for parents in a short video blog! Links are in the video and they are also repeated below. My new book is released this Wednesday. Join us in some fun giveaways and events for the next few weeks. April 1st: Twitter Party 8-9 EST @mariadismondy … Read More


Teacher Resources

  I have met some AMAZING teachers recently during March is Reading Month. Over the last few years, I have created and gathered resources for teachers and wanted to review what they are and where educators can find them. You can watch this short video with the information and/or follow the links below! I would … Read More


Family Fun Challenge

In January I posted a Family Fun Challenge that got a lot of positive feedback. It all came about when my husband and I were talking about how routine-like our winter was feeling. Cold, long days with dark nights beginning way too soon. We needed something to spice up our time together with the kids … Read More