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3 Books for Babies that Build a Foundation for Learning

I am not a big fan of putting a lot of pressure on kids, but I do love books and activities that help kids learn as they play and explore. These books introduce little kids to big concepts early and b…

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Maurice Sendak Please Don’t Go – We Love You So

"Oh please don't go -- we'll eat you up -- we love you so!" --Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are Earlier this week, celebrated children’s book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak died at t…

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‘Vegan is Love’ Children’s Book

A new children's book is about to be on the shelves, but it's not your average Cat in the Hat. It teaches kids about veganism. It's called Vegan Is Love: Having Heart and Taking Action, and it's al…

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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 children’s books for knockoffs, re-toolings, and profanity-laced versions of time-tested child lit cl…

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Parent’s Nighty-Night Book Sprinkled with F-Bombs

Short of being a children's book author, I feel I am an authority (as I am sure many parents other could say the same) in children's books. I could say with confidence that I have now read significant…

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Rescue Pups Find Adventure And Fun In The Snow (with video)

Years ago, I was skiing in Squaw Valley, California when a massive avalanche knocked out power to the lift my brother and I were seated on. While we dangled high above the snow packed ground, the ski …

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Daddy, Read Me a Book: Voices from Prison

If you are a parent, and have an active, participatory relationship with your young child, then you likely read anywhere from 2 to 20 books a day. I am not talking the new James Patterson or even that…

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What Do Kids Really Wish For? (video)

It is the time of year when kids are making a lot of wishes. I want to share a fun family video project, "What Do Kids Wish For?" Happy Holidays! This video is inspired by my mother, Jeanne Bet…

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Lit Crit: Where the Wild Things Are

So it has been a while since I indulged a bit and scripted one of my investigations/criticisms of a beloved children's book. Considering the upcoming release of the film version of Where the Wild Thin…

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