Twigtale Cover Stories

Twigtale Cover Stories

by Twigtale

One of the perks that comes with publishing personalized books is seeing the wonderful book covers families create. Look, we're just going to say it - each one tells a story. A meaningful, wonderful story. We are honored that you chose to tell it in our books. Our founder Carrie Southworth is thrilled to present two delightful covers from Colleen and Briege.

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The 8 Very Real Stages of Back to School (for Parents)

The 8 Very Real Stages of Back to School (for Parents)

by LORI GARCIA

Last week, my kids returned to school for what I hoped would be the chillest back-to-school season yet. With Boy Wonder ruling the school as a hot shot 8th grader and BooBoo nestling into the middleness that is 3rd grade, I just assumed we’d ninja our way back into academia with ease.

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Our Favorite Back-to-School Tips for Kids!

Our Favorite Back-to-School Tips for Kids!

by Twigtale

Twigtale is lucky enough to call some phenomenal parents our friends. We formed the Twigtale Parent Lab to tap the expertise of every day moms and dads who are in the parenting trenches. We look to this dynamic group for inspiration and feedback that ensures our books continue to be a first-rate parenting resource. We are also privileged to work with experts who author many of our books. It was obvious these were the people we needed to consult for the best back-to-school advice.

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7 Ways to Help Ease Your Kid's Back-to-School Anxiety

7 Ways to Help Ease Your Kid's Back-to-School Anxiety

BY DRESDEN SHUMAKER

In a few weeks, my 6-year-old son, W, will embark on the grand adventure known as The First Grade.

This is incredibly exciting for me because I have very fond memories of my own first grade year, and I’d love for W to experience the kind of magic and wonder that year held for me. My teacher, Mrs. Jones, was almost storybook in her whimsy. She had a delightful English accent, drove a turquoise Yugo, and her husband was a bee-keeper.

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Is Your Child Starting School? Our Personalized Book Prepares Children for a Fantastic Year!

Is Your Child Starting School? Our Personalized Book Prepares Children for a Fantastic Year!

by Twigtale 

Starting school can be a monumental day for your child. A quick poll around the office revealed some amazing first day of school memories.  For example, Sara fondly remembers the London Fog jean jacket and new pink backpack slung over her shoulder. 

And just like Sara’s fashion preparedness got her off on the right foot, Twigtale’s I’m Starting School book is designed to prepare your child for a great start to the year.

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Part One - The Story Changes. Love Remains the Same.

Part One - The Story Changes. Love Remains the Same.

by Lara Hoffman

I had a hunch that my husband Nishad would be a fantastic dad when I married him.  He had always been more kid-focused than I was.  Way back when we were young college students on our third date, he made me promise to name our son “Remi.”  “Sure!” I responded, not really concerned about making a promise that I didn’t expect to keep. 

 

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Coping With Anxiety Around Starting Preschool

by Allison Latona, MFT

Summer's end is nearing!  Both you and your kids may be anticipating a new school year, with new teachers and classrooms, or perhaps starting school for the very first time.

The transition to preschool can be filled with excitement and challenge.

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