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Reading Together: Why Your Baby Needs Books

By Elizabeth Verdick and Marjorie Lisovskis, authors of Happy Healthy Baby® series When you read to your baby, you’re not just bonding, you’re promoting language and social skills. It’s never too early to start a positive lifetime habit. “In the … Continue reading

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On Boy Books and Girl Books

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning There are no such things as “girl books” and “boy books.” There is just a universe of books, waiting to be matched up with a universe … Continue reading

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What Can Students Learn from Graphic Novels?

By Allison Wedell Schumacher My grandma and grandpa’s house in Oberlin, Ohio, was the stuff of childhood dreams: a nearly endless backyard leading down to a creek, a screened-in porch with a hammock so the bugs couldn’t get to you … Continue reading

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Are Your Kids Ready for School? Tools and Tips for Parents

By Janet S. Fox, author of Get Organized Without Losing It (Revised & Updated Edition) Ah, summer! Whatever your kid-centric routines are during the school year, for most of us summer is a time to hit the reset button. It … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Develop Perseverance

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series Perseverance, or the ability to hang in there and not give up in the face of adversity, is a skill that parents and educators highly value. It … Continue reading

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