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12 Children’s Books That Celebrate Native American Cultures & Authors

Today is Native American Heritage Day. Support your little reader’s quest for cultural knowledge with these engaging books.

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The Perfect Picture Book About Friends Who Are Family

Whether you’re cuddling up on the couch for a mid-afternoon story or winding down at bedtime, a great book brings families together for quality time and important conversations. A must-have for your kiddo’s bookshelf is Stick and Stone: Best Friends…

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21 Incredible Reading Nooks You Will Want in Your House

Grab your favorite book and recreate the vibe from one of these insanely cool reading nooks.

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Deck Out Your Playroom with These Wooden Toys from Etsy

These wooden toys will last forever and they look cool in your home. Best of all, there are no tiny plastic parts for you to step on!

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This New Picture Book Helps Kids Understand Anxiety

“Puppy In My Head,” by Elsie Gravel, introduces a sweet puppy named Ollie as a metaphor for anxious feelings.

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16 IKEA Organization Hacks You Need in Your Life

Here’s how to keep your home in order without going overboard on the budget.

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Scholastic Celebrates 100 Years with a Brand New Platform for Parents & Educators

Scholastic is turning 100 and to celebrate they are launching an amazing new resource for parents and educators.

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Dear Teachers, I See You

“For my friends, as they set sail in uncharted waters; wherever they may lead.”

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I Can Be Organized or I Can Raise Little Kids—I Can’t Do Both

If you can have kids under age five and still keep the house clean, I commend you. But I can not. And in all honesty, I’ve stopped trying.

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Pottery Barn Teen’s New NBA & NHL Capsule Collections Are the Perfect Dream Team

Score a room refresh right in time for the 2019-2020 season.

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A Diverse Summer Reading List for Young Readers

A short list of some of our favorite picture books and early chapter book series with diverse characters if you’d like to intentionally diversify your children’s summer reading options.

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Fun, Functional Kid-Friendly Furniture for Any Room in the House

These 8 kid-friendly furniture pieces put the fun in functional, with cool style and room to grow with your child.

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Dog Days: 9 Storybook Pups We Love

From Harry the Dirty Dog to Paw Patrol, we’ve got fictional canines you’ll love to read with on National #Puppy Day.

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Help Disney Donate 1 Million Books with Your “Shelfie” Photos

Show Disney your shelfie because your photo is worth a free book to kids in need.

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10 Brag-Worthy Gifts for Book Lovers

If you’ve got a book-maniac in your house, check out this swag sure to make their room, backpack or body a little more literary.

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This Is the Most Beautiful Harry Potter Book You Will Ever Own

You’re going to want to make room on your bookshelf for this gorgeous new edition.

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The Very Best Kids Books of 2018, According to Parents Magazine

You’ll look forward to reading these books over and over with your kids.

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This Disney Pirate Princess Has “Banned” These Disney Princesses for Her Daughter

Some Disney Princesses just aren’t welcome in this Disney star’s house.

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This Epic Harry Potter Pop-Up Book Is One You Have to See to Believe

This book is a must-have for muggles and wizards alike.

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Climb On: Indoor Rock Climbing for All Ages

Here are our favorite indoor rock climbing gyms where scaling the walls is not only acceptable, it’s encouraged.

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10 Awesome Art Books to Give Kids As Gifts This Year

Looking for fun and unique kids’ gifts this year? You can’t go wrong with a beautiful book that celebrates art. Whether your kids get a kick out of looking at colorful illustrations or love art-focused adventures, these “artful” picks make…

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5 Clever Ways to Earn Extra Cash to Save for Your Family Vacation

Where do you dream of taking your family? On an African safari? For an adventure at Disney World? Or a trip to see Santa in Lapland? Some families go a step further and take time out from work and school…

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The Very Best IKEA Hacks, Courtesy of Pinterest

Reinvent your plain IKEA decor with these clever ideas.

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Reinvent the Wheel: 6 Ways to Transform a Little Red Wagon

Today is National Red Wagon Day! From the garden to the kid’s room, we’ve found six inventive ways to use (and reuse) your favorite Radio Flyer.

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Getting More By Letting Go

Photo: Polka Dot Umbrella Photography
So my story starts with a couch. It was the very first piece of brand new furniture my husband and I bought together. It was a hide-a-bed, perfect for having overnight company and I still…

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Say What? 11 Delightfully Different Dictionaries for Kids

From superhero themes to the best picture book ever, you’ll find more than one perfect dictionary for your little learners.

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Today Is National Merry-Go-Round Day

 

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Today Is National Merry-Go-Round Day

Feeling dizzy?

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Make merry in your own backyard with easy games you play in a circle.

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You’ll be spinning after you click through our slideshow of the country’s coolest carousels.

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Modern & Colorful Hand Painted Kid Room

When I asked my 4 year-old daughter what she wanted her room to look like, she said “lots of colors!” For a kid who often wears every color in the rainbow and enjoys mixing a lot of patterns, this wasn’t…

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Beyond Mother Goose: Best Poets for Kids

From the sidewalks of Silverstein to the Mudville nine, here are our favorite poets to take your little literati beyond the nursery rhyme.

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Nursery Rhyme Refresher: Quick Ways to Remember the Classics

Want to recite nursery rhymes with your baby, but can’t remember the words to anything besides Twinkle Twinkle Little Star? Here are 5 quick ways to brush up on the classics.

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How to Remember All of Their “Firsts”

Remember the excitement of when you had your first-born? We were on top of archiving, framing, and documenting every “first” in their lives. But then life gets busy (all of the activities that kindergartners do are mind-boggling) and somehow we…

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Tiny Toys for Small Spaces

We know what apartment living is like: tight quarters, lack of space, and, if you have kids, toys spreading into each and every room. That’s why we went to the NYC Toy Fair last week in search of the best…

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Lettuce Tell ‘Ya: 4 Books to Build a Love of Vegetables

If there’s a surefire way to keep kids asking for more veggies, please, these books are it.

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One Cool Thing: DIY Halloween Calendar

Do you and your kiddos love crossing off the days until the holidays arrive? Us too! We found a site that takes this ritual to an exciting new level by bringing calenders to life! Go Scout Creative provides easy, printable,…

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