I live alone and I live in a condo. It’s both a blessing and a burden at the same time because while I have freedom and independence, any home you occupy by yourself is hard to maintain – especially when it’s small and unique in its layout. However, what’s managed to help me the most is the gifts I’ve received – from friends, from family, from my parents. Each small token has helped shape the home I’ve been able to build and has, in its own way, helped make my life even the slightest bit easier. That’s why this gift guide is so important to me.
Whether you’re learning about the true meaning of the holiday season or diving head-first into history and exploring the brave people who came before us, the power that books play in our lives is undeniable. But books about strong and powerful women, about adversity, about courage and faith, about overcoming hardships and intolerance? Those are the books that deserve to be placed front and center on the shelves of the children we read them to.