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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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5 fun-filled artsy things to do with the kids this April

Last updated: 04/20/2019

Dallas Museum of Art We all know the DMA is jampacked with beautiful and unique art for adults, but during the month of April, there's a bunch of unique art programs the kids...

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The Art and Science of Mindfulness

Last updated: 04/20/2019

There is nothing touchy-feely or New Age-y about Dan Harris, an ABC News correspondent and Nightline anchor who has covered mass shootings, natural disasters and the war in...

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What type of media is best for learning?

Last updated: 04/19/2019

While there's a big difference between playing Fortnite for an hour and spending an hour learning music composition on YouTube, the truth is, there isn't one media type that's...

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