Winter’s silver lining

Here are 3 reading ideas to consider:

Quote of the Day

1. “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”

John Steinbeck

Kids’ February Reading Challenge

2. As winter in the Midwest sets in, managing my boys’ boundless energy becomes a challenge. Arguments start easily when trapped inside. So, our Kids’ February reading challenge is to read a book about friendship and sharing kindness.

Why? Kind kids are happier and more confident! (And more fun to be around too!)

Here are some favorite picks:

*Head to the YouTube channel to watch the read-aloud Sneezy the Snowman and discover how a snowman’s friends help him when he’s cold!

Beat the winter blues with a book

3. ​Many of you have embraced the adult reading challenge! Friends are telling me they are:

✔️Prioritizing time to read.

✔️Excited about their next book.

✔️Discovering the mood-enhancing power of reading.

Lift yourself out of the winter blues. Curl up with a warm blanket, and read a romance or a love story for our Adult February challenge.

Book Lovers by Emily Henry, Things We Never Got Over by Lucy Score, Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

Did you miss the first month of the challenge? No problem! Download your pdf copy of the full challenges when you sign up for the reading challenge below!

Happy Reading!

Jessica Evans

Reading Specialist & Editor at Healthy Happy Impactful

P.S.​​ Our February reading challenges fit perfectly with Valentine’s Day! After reading, get your kids moving with this game of Valentine’s Day Charades or Winter This or That Questions (with ideas to incorporate movement).

P.P.S. I read The Handmaid’s Tale for the January challenge and now I am busy watching the series on Hulu! Let me know what you read!

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