Sticks and Stones: Books that Tackle Bullying

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Bullying—it’s not just “kids being kids” anymore. The conversation and attitude surrounding schoolyard teasing, name-calling and intimidation has changed drastically in recent years. No longer viewed as an isolated problem or a coming-of-age inevitability, school boards, teachers and parents are … [Read more...]

Fun Food Ideas: 9 Easy Dr. Seuss-Inspired Snacks

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Looking to add some bookish fun to a playdate, a hum-drum lunch routine, or an upcoming birthday party? Look no further than Dr. Seuss for some fun and delicious treats that will delight your young ones and their friends. UntitledBy Early MomentsOne Fish, Two Fish, A Bowl Full of GoldfishBy Maria … [Read more...]

5 Children’s Books That Teach Empathy

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Empathy is a powerful emotion: it allows us to sympathize, share and relate to the experiences and emotions of those around us. For children, developing empathy is a key part of their emotional growth and socialization. It's something that should be fostered from a young age and what better way to … [Read more...]

Be Our Guest: 8 Meals Inspired by Classic Disney Books

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For children, there really isn't anything better than a good movie and delicious food. So, why not combine the two? Delight your young one with some fun, Disney-inspired meals based on classic Disney books and films like The Beauty and the Beast and contemporary favorites such as Ratatouille. Below … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Child’s Attitude Toward Reading

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Sometimes children are reluctant to make reading a part of their daily routine, whether it’s because of their frustration with learning new words or the fact that they’re far more tempted by cartoons on TV or games on an electronic device. As a parent, it can be easy to get frustrated, too, but it’s … [Read more...]

How to Judge a Just Right Book for Your Child

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As easy as it is to buy a book based on the recommended ages listed on it, sometimes it may not be the most appropriate—not a just right book for your child. Your little one may struggle with the text, or maybe he or she will find the content a bit too challenging to grasp. To help you, we have … [Read more...]

Bedtime Stories: Well Read and Early to Bed

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It’s amazing how incredibly intuitive children can be. A perfect example is bedtime. My kids always seem to sense the end of the night is approaching and suddenly become bereft with needs. Thirst, hunger, the desire for an extra-long bath, an urge to play with every toy in their bedroom—all of these … [Read more...]