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How to Create Balanced Screen Time in your Home

Over the past few years I’ve watched the screen debate evolve as families choose between having a “screen-free” or a “screen-filled” home. In our family we’ve carefully chosen what is watched on TV, what Internet sites can be accessed, and enforced a strict “no cellphone until you can drive” policy. Of course, every on-line safety… Read More How to Create Balanced Screen Time in your Home

Booklists, Books

Are You a Competitive Book Reader? It’s time for BOB (Battle of the Books)

Well if you are then it’s time for BOB Battle of the Books !!! While much of the world is engaged in college basketball heaven with March Madness, School Library Journal has a bit of their own March Madness going on with Battle of the Books aka BOB to those of us in the book… Read More Are You a Competitive Book Reader? It’s time for BOB (Battle of the Books)

Booklists, Books

What Makes a Good P.O.T.U.S. ? Book picks for President’s Day

Would you like me to define the word Potus for you? It’s not really a word, it’s an acronym which stands for President of the United States= P.O.T.U.S.!! So let’s head back to my question, what makes a good Potus? Today we go searching for that answer inside the pages of what else……our books. I… Read More What Makes a Good P.O.T.U.S. ? Book picks for President’s Day

#ReadKidsClassics, book review, Books

10 Reasons We Will Always Read Kid’s Classics #readkidsclassics

When I think back to my childhood, I remember the whole list of books I loved and the imaginings that went along with them. I remember playing Little House on the Prairie, Little Women, Heidi and of course Mary from The Secret Garden. Other cherished moments that come to mind is discovering that my dad… Read More 10 Reasons We Will Always Read Kid’s Classics #readkidsclassics

Books, Multicultural Children's Book Day

Weekend Links: The Thrill of Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Of course the big news this week was the occurrence and success of Multicultural Children’s Book Day on 1/27. This huge online nation event continues to grow and be successful beyond our wildest dreams. As you can imagine, it is a monumental amount of work for myself, co-founder Mia Wenjen and our support team of… Read More Weekend Links: The Thrill of Multicultural Children’s Book Day