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5 Great Children’s Books About Nature

By Jon Schwedler, The Nature Conservancy Iím going to admit conservation sacrilege: I never read The Lorax as a kid. Despite being born the same year as the book (1971), the first time I laid e…

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No More Secs! Book Giveaway

Editor's Note: We are giving away a copy of No More Secs! Living, Laughing & Loving Despite Multiple Sclerosis by our awesome blogger Ann Pietrangelo. Check out this excerpt and commentary from th…

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Emotions + Math = Insight (Video)

Do emotions and math go together? "Emotions = Life." That's how Chip Conley begins his latest book, Emotional Equations: Simple Truths for Creating Happiness + Success. "An equation is just anothe…

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The 5 Best Relationship Books for Valentineís Day

If only relationships were as easy to navigate as reading a book on relationships--but it never hurts to have a selection of helpful hints from the experts on your bedroom nightstand when you might be…

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Books: Green Design and Architecture

Architect Alex Scott Porter grew up in New York City but spent summers at a farmhouse in Maine, eating vegetables from the garden, drinking from a gravity-fed water tap, and bathing in a nearby lake. …

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Books That Make Great Gifts

If you're still on the hunt for great gifts, hit the bookstore with this list of fun and inspirational books. Every Dog Has a Gift: True Stories of Dogs Who Bring Hope & Healing into Our Li…

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How Small Acts of Kindness Can Heal and Inspire

How many acts of kindness do you carry out in a day? As you go about your busy life, you probably perform more random acts of kindness than you think. That's what I realized when I read Linda Cohen's …

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5 Powerful Eco-Friendly Children’s Books

  By Ronnie Citron-Fink, Moms Clean Air Force Numerous studies inform us that reading to our children stimulates their imaginations, expands vocabulary, develops analytical and logical thin…

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Goodnight Parody: Adult Fun With Children’s Lit

Call it the age of irony, or better yet cynicism, but there seems to be an ever-widening market in childrenís books for knockoffs, re-toolings, and profanity-laced versions of time-tested child lit cl…

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Goodnight Moon: The Techno Version (video)

My mommy antennae recently went up when I saw the video below, Goodnight, iPad. I donít have young children anymore, so I was a bit slow on the uptick of this latest coveted childrenís book. The belov…

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