Author: Elysa Ellis

Editor and Chief Bloggess of GenPink, Elysa calls herself a "professional geek girl". She's a Texas Girl (Dallas to be exact). Digital Strategist & Community Manager by Profession. Lover of all things pink. Mac & Cheese fanatic. Tweet me: @elysa.

Animal Board Books Roundup

A big part of being a toddler is learning about animals and all the different sounds they make and things they do. What better way to celebrate this toddler-ism than reading along with our animal buddies? We’ve compiled a quick list of some sturdy board books, all about animal friends, and the fun things they […]

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Toddler Sing-A-Long Books Roundup

One of the most important tools in the learning tool-kit is music. If your toddler is anything like mine, they LOVE singing, and lyrics and repetition get into their little head and stay for their whole life. The rhyming words create patterns that help with vocabulary, reading, and even math. Singing while reading and looking […]

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Bedtime Books Roundup

What better way to end the day than a bedtime story about, what else, BEDTIME! Reading before bedtime is one of the best ways to wind our little one’s whole self down while learning new words and creating a safe, comfortable environment. We get beautiful bonding time in that valuable transition time between play and […]

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Thomas the Tank Engine Books Roundup

If your toddler hasn’t gone through their train-obsessed stage yet, don’t worry – they will. There’s something about trains that seems to excite every little one at some point in their life, and the Thomas and Friends books are the perfect way to keep your kiddo entertained while they’re in this phase. We’ve rounded up […]

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Toddler Books: It’s Never Too Early To Learn A New Language!

If you have ever met anyone who can speak more than 3 languages, you most likely realized they started learning them from a young age.  Giving the gift of language to our kids is not only beneficial, but can also be extremely fun!  No matter what language we speak, we can all agree that art […]

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Food Books for Toddlers Roundup

Not only is learning to identify foods a necessary part of learning for toddlers, it helps pique their interest in fruits and veggies they may otherwise not want to try. We’ve rounded up our four favorite food books — from informative to goofy, these stories help teach your child about animals and the foods they […]

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Our Favorite Potty Training Toddler Books!

Potty training: those two words can send shudders down the spine of any toddler parent, and for good reason. Learning to use the restroom can be scary for a lot of little ones, and trying to teach them to do something they definitely don’t want to – at the age where they’ve discovered the fun […]

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Color Books for Toddlers Roundup

Learning colors is an important part of toddler development, and can help prepare them for preschool – but memorizing the names associated with each color can be difficult when you’re first learning them! We’ve rounded up six of our favorite books that teach colors to little ones – they’re a mix of purely educational and […]

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Our top picks for books about the A-B-Cs!

Sometimes you want purely fanciful books to read with your little one, and sometimes you want to sprinkle in some education while you’re at it! We love reading the four books below for a fun mix of adventures and learning, all focused on the building blocks of the A-B-Cs.     1. Chicka Chicka Boom […]

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Toddler favs: 5 Books That Will Make Your Little One Roar With Joy!

There is nothing sweeter than settling in and putting your little one down for bedtime, pulling out a storybook and watching their eyes light up as you begin to read. A great story can set their imaginations on fire and leave them grinning from ear to ear as they anticipate what will happen next. We […]

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