A Blog By Maria Dismondy

TWO Puppies During the Pandemic and Survived!

TWO Puppies During the Pandemic and Survived!

My husband always said he didn’t want pets. He married me while I had an 18 lb, long haired cat. Shortly after we had our first baby, I became highly allergic to my sweet kitty and gave him to a family who would love him just as much, if not more, than I did. For...

Five Picture Books for Growing Up

Five Picture Books for Growing Up

“When I grow up, I want to be…”, every child has that moment where they try to imagine what they might be when they grow up. It is up to us to inspire them to be anything, and to do anything they want. It’s never too early or too late to dream! Here are five picture...

EKWC THE PODCAST-DAILY PARENTING TIPS & HACK- JULy

EKWC THE PODCAST-DAILY PARENTING TIPS & HACK- JULy

Are you looking for quick tips as a parent to: learn parenting hacks that work?incorporate positive character into your daily routines?Have FUN with your kids, even when life gets hard?Find JOY in parenting? But WAIT–who has TIME to listen to a podcast? What if I told...

Summer Fun for Kids

Summer Fun for Kids

Purchase here: https://gum.co/wOoKe while supplies last. Keep the learning and emotional growth going throughout summer!Encourage literacy and character growth with Cardinal Rule Press books! Evie’s Field Day (good sportsmanship, kindness)Fruit Salad Friend...

10 LGBTQ Picture Books

10 LGBTQ Picture Books

"LGBTQ Pride is important for kids, families, and allies because we must work together for equal rights not only under the law but culturally. Visibility is everything, and we are all in this fight together," said Ricardo Cooper, who is helping to coordinate a family...

Picture Books for Summer

Picture Books for Summer

School just let out, it’s probably getting hotter, and you are preparing your child for all their summer activities. While it’s important to keep them active outside, it's also equally crucial to keep their minds active. Reading picture books can be a fun way for them...

EKWC THE PODCAST-DAILY PARENTING TIPS & HACK- May

EKWC THE PODCAST-DAILY PARENTING TIPS & HACK- May

Are you looking for quick tips as a parent to: learn parenting hacks that work?incorporate positive character into your daily routines?Have FUN with your kids, even when life gets hard?Find JOY in parenting? But WAIT–who has TIME to listen to a podcast? What if I told...

Poetry Roundup

Poetry Roundup

April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate we thought it would be fun to round up some of the best current poetry books out there for children. Afterall, teachers and parents can sometimes shrug off exploring poetry with their young ones due to its complex structure...

EKWC THE PODCAST-DAILY PARENTING TIPS & HACKS-april

EKWC THE PODCAST-DAILY PARENTING TIPS & HACKS-april

Are you looking for quick tips as a parent to: learn parenting hacks that work?incorporate positive character into your daily routines?Have FUN with your kids, even when life gets hard?Find JOY in parenting? But WAIT–who has TIME to listen to a podcast? What if I told...