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A Legendary Lady: Harriet Tubman

Let’s start celebrating the achievements and contributions of African-Americans to U.S. history a little early. Start introducing your children to some of the amazing people who have made huge impacts on our country, world, and society. One of the reasons I chose Harriet Tubman as my debut woman to highlight in Our Legendary Ladies series is the fact that she broke so many barriers. She was determined to change something that she saw that was terribly wrong. She was tough, amazing, brave, and everything I want my children to know they can be. She saw something going on in society that she knew was wrong and instead of sitting around she CHANGED it. Imagine back then, as a woman...and a...

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Infant Psychologists Agree: Reading To Your Children Is Important

I know some have mentioned that some of the words in our debut baby board book seem pretty big and the topic deep. And let me just say, YES! I consulted with infant psychologists before writing these books to ensure that I wasn’t trying to push the envelope for something that didn't make sense. And here we are...Infant Psychologists wholeheartedly agree that this is needed in the marketplace. Alphabet books, animal books, shapes and colors are so necessary for children, but we can go beyond the basics. It will never be detrimental. Below is a quick how-to for when you are reading to infants and toddlers: For Infants: Big words will only grow their vocabulary, giving them new sounds to...

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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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Pre-sales begin

Baby books and especially baby board books tend to be very basic. I wanted to go beyond that.

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Did You Know? Reading To Children Promotes Brain Development

According to an article from NeuroScienceNews.com, studies have confirmed that reading to your children can promote their individual brain development. When parents take the time to read books and stories to their children, the difference can be shown in both the child’s behavior and in their academic performance. This news was launched at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Diego on April 25, 2015. According to John Hutton, MD, of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, “We were excited to show, for the first time, that reading exposure during the critical stage of development prior to kindergarten seems to have a meaningful, measurable impact on how a child’s brain processes stories and may help predict reading success.”...

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