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Family Storytime:  Thanksgiving in the Woods

Family Storytime: Thanksgiving in the Woods

What is Thanksgiving like at your house?  What do you think it was like for the original settler’s and indians?  Can you imagine having Thanksgiving outside?  Today, we introduce you to Thanksgiving in the Woods from Spark House Family Publishing. This charming book is beautifully illustrated and may have your kids asking for the next(…)

Maurice the Unbeastly

Maurice the Unbeastly

Happy Halloween.  It’s sure to be a busy night.  After all of the trick-or-treating is complete, cuddle up on the couch for a fun bedtime story.  Check out Maurice the Unbeastly. . . . Dixon’s effervescent writing delivers a message about individuality with a light touch and Mountford’s illustrations bring an appropriately creepy-cute atmosphere to(…)

How Can Parents Help Children Dealing With Trauma?

How Can Parents Help Children Dealing With Trauma?

From hurricanes to bullying to illness, how can parents help children dealing with trauma? Monk Monk is a cuddly caped superhero monkey whose superpower is comforting children who are experiencing trauma, anxiety, and grief. Monk Monk’s version of the superhero tool belt is a heart-shaped pocket of caring messages. He’s part of the new Comfort Critter® Kit,(…)

Science Saturday:  Good Night, Little Bot

Science Saturday: Good Night, Little Bot

When we think science in our house, we think robotics – we have robotic arms, robots, drones – you name it, we probably have it.  It’s probably why my daughter wants to be an engineer.  Our love of robots and robotics didn’t start with a kit or a physical robot, it started with characters in(…)

Help Children Grieve with The Memory Box Book

Help Children Grieve with The Memory Box Book

Grief is a hard subject for most adults, so image a child trying to make sense of it along with the many emotions that come along with it.  Rowland brings to market a tool that helps adults explain and relate grief to and for children.  Throughout the story, Rowland touches on the many emotions and(…)

FIGHT BREAST CANCER BETWEEN THE SHEETS

FIGHT BREAST CANCER BETWEEN THE SHEETS

Girls Love Mail, the national charity featured on The NBC Nightly News, People.com and Today.com, is fighting breast cancer with sheets of paper and good penmanship. The mission of Girls Love Mail is to give the gift of hand-written letters to women going through breast cancer treatment. Since August 2011, they have handed out over(…)