Danica is an old soul, a California girl with an Idahoan heart. From sandcastles to snow angels...Danica and her family are loving life in Idaho Falls! Danica is married and has two beautiful boys (Kingston James and Riggs Lennox). She is a former early childhood educator turned stay-at-home mom whose biggest passion is early literacy. Amongst raising kind boys and rocking her book biz (One More Book, Mama) ...her newest adventure is homeschooling! Some of her favorite things include children's books, wandering through antique stores, listening to true crime podcasts & loud music, reading (grown up) thrillers, coffee with LOTS of Vanilla/Cinnamon creamer and meeting new mamas.

The Best Halloween Board Books for Toddlers

The Best Halloween Board Books for Toddlers   Are you looking for the cutest Halloween books for toddlers? I got you covered! Look no more - I’ve curated the best board books with just a pinch...
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20+ Resources for Kindergarten Readiness

Are you sending a child off to Kindergarten for the first time? If you are, I understand all the emotions that may be brewing as summer comes to an end. You might feel anxious about...

The Summer Slide and How To Prevent It

It’s finally summer in Idaho Falls and it’s time to talk about the Summer Slide that all teachers are dreading. Although summer is a treasured time for kids—getting to play all day, not having...
A little boy is smiling as he reads a board book..

Road Trip This Spring Break? Here Are Books That Are Guaranteed to Entertain the...

Growing up in California, my parents would pack us in the car and set off to San Francisco every spring break. In those days there were no iPads, Nintendo Switches, or smartphones. The only...
Danica Pardini is smiling at the camera as she holds a collection of 7 books..

Meet EIM Contributor, Danica Pardini!

Born in Orange County, California to an Argentine mother and Ecuadorian father, I was raised in a home that valued hard work, good food, and great music. Growing up in California in the 1990s was...