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What a start to the year!

I always love seeing children get so excited to learn about history. It's amazing the thoughtful questions that a children ask..."Why did they have to be quiet", "Why were there slaves", "Was it underground", "Were there trains back then", "Are you married"? 

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Interesting Facts About Our Legendary Lady, Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was a legendary lady that made an impact on the world at a crucial time. Born as Araminta Ross, she later changed her first name to Harriet, after her mother. She is most notably known as a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad during the 1850s, where she risked her life to help slaves escape to freedom in the North. Originally born a slave on Maryland’s eastern shore, she lived in a one-room cabin with her family, which included 11 children. At around the age of six, she left her family to work as a house servant, and seven years later she was sent to work in the fields with the rest of the slaves.     At the...

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7 Tips To Help You Raise Kids Who Love To Read

It’s no secret that reading with a child every day from birth through elementary school has a lasting and positive outcome for children, parents, and their communities. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “Reading regularly with young children stimulates optimal patterns of brain development and strengthens parent-child relationships at a critical time in child development, which, in turn, builds language, literacy, and social-emotional skills that last a lifetime.” While some kids love reading from the get-go, other children struggle with this activity and may feel discouraged. If you have a little one at home, you may be trying to find ways to encourage this beneficial habit. In this blog, we’ll look at the top seven tips to help you...

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