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Why Bookworms Make Great Companions

Have you ever included “avid reader” on your list of qualities that you are seeking from a partner?…Well, maybe you should. Research has suggested that readers, namely readers of fiction, make bett…

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Can’t Sleep? Here’s What You Should Do

Your head is on the pillow, and it is past 10 p.m. You close your eyes and try to sleep, but they flutter open again. And again. The minutes tick by. What should you do? First of all, know that …

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Little Free Library: Books for Everyone!

These Little Free Library kiosks have been popping up all over Atlanta, and it turns out they're helping folks share books around the world! The Little Free Library's mission is threefold: To p…

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Does Reading In Dim Light Ruin Your Eyesight?

Parents around the world have been bandying this adage about for ages, but is it true? Watch this video to find out!…

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6 Strange But Real Addictions

From tanning beds to nasal spray, and from plastic surgery to Blackberry ("Crackberry") usage, addiction can crop up almost anywhere. Life is difficult for any addict, but successful addiction treatme…

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What Do Kids Think of The Lorax?

by Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy We are a family of quite dedicated Dr. Seuss fans – when my husband and I got married and combined our book collections, we discovered we owned two copies…

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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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Libraries Are Closing: 5 Lost Skills

I’ve been thinking a lot about my childhood experiences of visiting my local library and bookmobile each week. I remember the first book “loaned” to me: Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hatches The Egg. It saddened …

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Books On Bikes For Good

When I was growing up, back to school time ushered in the bookmobile to my block. Once a week, the local library would load books into a van and bring them to the families in my neighborhood. The comm…

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Finding Time For What We Love

I've always been obsessed with books. They are life long friends, one of the greatest treasures I've ever known. Old books, new books, childbirth and parenting books, Oprah's book club books, the …

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