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10 Great New Picture Books for You & Your Kids

We all heard how important reading to our kids is to help them develop, learn and grow. We've written numerous times about our recommendations books for children of all ages. We also know its crucial for everyone to enjoy that cozy time reading with your kids. If you just read Good Night Moon every night you might lose your mind. So you can void that...

5 Fun Ways to Prevent “Summer Slide”

No parent wants their kid to lose academic ground over the summer, but no kid wants to spend their summer sitting and doing worksheets. Here are 5 fun ways to keep kids learning, and avoid "summer slide" without them even noticing!   1. Go outside. Study after study has shown that children learn from unstructured play time and that being outside helps their...

Get Your Kids into Reading with National Geographic Books

We all know the importance of reading to our children and the importance of having them read frequently to themselves. In fact, the National Education Association reports that students who do more reading at home are not only better readers, but also have higher math scores. Research also shows that the more types of reading materials that are available...

Interactive Picture Books That Are Surprising and Delightful

Interactive picture books are a great way to get wiggly toddlers to sit down and enjoy a book! All of these picture books are sure to delight kids of all ages though; with their funny story lines and intriguing ideas. So grab one of these, and cuddle up for some fun family reading time!   Press Here by Hervé Tullet This was...

10 Best Picture Books of 2015

We all know how important it is read to our children to help them learn and grow. The local library and bookstores are filled with racks and racks of books for children of all ages. With so many to choose from, it’s hard to find the ones you think your child will love. We all know the younger the...

5 Great Audiobooks to Take the Drudgery Out of Spring Cleaning

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Audiobooks I am a firm believer in using audiobooks to multitask your way through mind-numbing chores like spring cleaning. Before I started a family, I was an avid reader. I could read before bed and for hours on the weekend. That time all seemed to vanish with the addition of a child. Most of my waking hours are now divided...