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Author Archives: Leslie Penkunas

Including our special-needs child in our rough-housing ways (access required)

A disabled preschooler desperately crawling across the floor to reach a doorknob while being pummeled by his brothers isn’t exactly what we have in mind when we say we want Isaac to be fully included in family activities.

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CONTEST: Huge book giveaway! (access required)

In honor of the the 100th Anniversary of Children’s Book Week, we're giving away TONS of books for a variety of readers' ages and reading levels.

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Contest #4: Books for Parents (access required)

Books for Parents. We have an assortment of nine titles to help parents at various stages in their kids lives, and with a variety of tasks. There are a few cooking books, books on mindfulness, the Montessori Method, and how to be a more creative family.               Contest rules: Must be at least 18 ...

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Contest Prize #3: Chapter Books for Older Readers (access required)

Chapter Books for Older Readers. Adventure, suspense, history and more await your eager reader with 16 chapter books.                 Contest rules: Must be at least 18 years old to enter One entry per book category per email address. Deadline to enter is Sunday, May 12, at midnight. By entering, you agree to receive ...

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Contest Prize #2: Books for Young Readers (access required)

Books for Young Readers.  You’ll get 29 (!) books for various reading levels and/or read along, including pop-up books, peel and discover books, and beautifully illustrated hardback books to interest any child.                 Contest rules: Must be at least 18 years old to enter One entry per book category per email address. Deadline ...

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Contest Prize #1: Read Aloud Books for the Very Young (access required)

A selection of 16 books–including three “Indestructibles” from Workman Publishing company–to read aloud to your little one.                 Contest rules: Must be at least 18 years old to enter One entry per per email address. Deadline to enter is Sunday, May 12, at midnight. By entering, you agree to receive Central Penn Parent’s ...

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