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Why Diversity In Board Games Matters | Kids Love Board Games

Last updated: 04/27/2019

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Smart Kids Still Need Help

Last updated: 04/26/2019

We have a generation of brilliant, gifted, amazing kids who are having (and are going to have) significant crises over the next days, weeks, and months. These kids, the ones...

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Journalism 101: Kids’ Books About Reporters and the Role of the Press | Brightly

Last updated: 04/25/2019

It’s difficult to turn on the television or open a newspaper these days without seeing a discussion of the free press in the United States. So there’s no better time to talk to...

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Thank You, Earth

Last updated: 04/24/2019

Thank You, Earth April 2, 2018 by Grace Enriquez Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter to Our Planet Written and photographed by April Pulley Sayre Published by Greenwillow Books,...

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How Smart Media Can Help Kids and Parents

Last updated: 04/24/2019

Parents often talk to me about screen time, sharing how they feel society judges them for their choices in media use for their kids. When searching for “screen time for...

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17 Poets Recommend The Poetry Books You Should Read Right Now

Last updated: 04/23/2019

Fatimah Asghar, author of  If They Come for Us : I'm currently obsessed with Franny Choi's new collection Soft Science. Franny is an incredible innovator, constantly pushing...

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How I Got My Toddler Back on Books After She Got a Taste of Screen Time

Last updated: 04/23/2019

When I opened the gates to screen time for my 2-year-old daughter, I was planning to limit it to airplanes and sick days. But with TV and tablets came a whole new colorful world...

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8 Medication Mistakes Parents Make

Last updated: 04/22/2019

Being a parent is as difficult as being a superhero- you do have power, but it comes with a lot of responsibilities. No matter how much you strive to get things right, parenting...

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5 Conversations to have with your child about social media - DIY Daddy

Last updated: 04/22/2019

Social media can be daunting for many parents. With new apps and sites emerging daily, parents can often struggle to keep ahead of our ‘digital native’ children. Regardless of...

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9 Children's Books about Passover - The Barefoot Mommy

Last updated: 04/21/2019

My family is Christian, and I’m a United Methodist clergyperson. But it’s really important to me that my family learn about other religions, their beliefs, and their traditions....

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