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100 Days/100 Books

Last updated: 02/11/2019

Every year in late January or early February, children all over the country celebrate the 100 day of school with all sorts of clever projects — bringing 100 items to school,...

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'I Need a Hug' and 24 more cute children's books for Valentine's Day

Last updated: 02/11/2019

The love you show your children this Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all hearts and flowers and chocolate. It might be a ray of light when she's surrounded by darkness. Or...

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Children's Books About Embracing Differences - All Done Monkey

Last updated: 02/11/2019

Today it is more important than ever to teach children about embracing differences and forming friendships with those with whom at first they may seem to have nothing in common....

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"In the Margins" 2019 Book Awards Announced

Last updated: 02/11/2019

The In the Margins Book Awards honor the best books published over the preceding 18 months that appeal to the reading needs and wants of teens from marginalized backgrounds. The...

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When Parents Prevail on Policy

Last updated: 02/11/2019

The Health, Wellness and P.E. Department of The El Paso Independent School District, led by John Adams, has made great strides improving physical activity and recess...

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Try Our Eric Carle Art Challenge with Your Kids

Last updated: 02/11/2019

My son and I love creating all kinds of art projects for kids. We recently switched it up a bit and tried out this fun tangram block Eric Carle art challenge! It’s perfect for...

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Afterschool Alliance

Last updated: 02/11/2019

VISTA stands for Volunteers in Service to America and it’s about a 50-year program that has been part of the overall umbrella organization, AmeriCorps, for the past 25 years....

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How To Survive Middle School

Last updated: 02/11/2019

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 How To Survive Middle School "Uh oh," Natalie said as she put on her backpack to go to her very first day of sixth grade. "What?" I asked. "I got a...

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19 Awesome Parenting Quotes From Ashton Kutcher

Last updated: 02/11/2019

“The most amazing thing about having a baby is my partner, Mila. She’s the greatest mom. I go to work every day, and I come home and she’s perfect. And it just seems like...

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Family key to literacy, say Cape Breton advocates | Cape Breton Post

Last updated: 02/10/2019

Family time plays a major role in literacy, according to reading advocates. During an annual literacy day event in Sydney, the McConnell Library hosted a children’s carnival...

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