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The Last Thing I Thought I Would Do in Lockdown but Here We Are

“Waking up every day and being disappointed about the inability to make future plans is no fun. So rather than be low-level sad about it, I’m going to do this instead.”

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Here’s Your First Look at the Ada Twist, Scientist Series on Netflix

Based on the best-selling books championing women in science!

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7 Moms Share What They’re Most Excited for This Summer—and How They’re Helping Their Kids Hydrate Along the Way

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There are so many things to love about summer: the warm weather, the longer days, the slowed-down attitude, and all of the extra time for activities. Whether your family is getting creative, planning something active or…

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Here’s How Kids Can Earn Free Books from Barnes & Noble This Summer

Make summer reading more rewarding with this freebie.

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Here’s What New Research Says About Reading Fiction & Language Skills

Can those sappy tween romance books actually have a benefit?

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10 Ways to Get Kids to Enjoy Gardening

“Teach your kids basic gardening skills and they’ll soon want to grow a garden for you!”

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Can Dogs & Kids Sync Up Their Behaviors? New Study Has Answers

Pups and kids can have interesting relationships.

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Michele Obama’s Bestseller Is “Becoming” a Kid’s Book

We’re raising the next generation of leaders and this book is just for them!

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How Long Do Parents Lose Sleep After Having a Kid? You Should Probably Sit Down

We’re honestly amazed you’re even awake right now to read this.

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Here’s Why Regular Bedtimes Are So Important, According to Science

It’s not just about enjoying that mom-time once the kiddos drift off to dreamland.

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This Journal Is Anti-Racist & Every Kid Needs One

It’s the official companion to “This Book Is Anti-Racist.”

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An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Children Gratitude

“In my professional expert opinion, most children want to be helpful and show appreciation, it’s the way children’s brains are wired. Being thankful is intrinsically motivating, which is behavior that is driven by internal reward.”

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6 Reasons Why January Babies Are Awesome (According to Studies)

According to studies, they are not only likely to be health professionals, but many of them also have good attitudes as well.

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7 Quick Tips to Help You Shift to a Positive Perspective

“Imagine the possibilities and potential we could bring to light just by keeping our eyes and hearts focused on the positivity surrounding us.”

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Why People Born in November Are the Happiest (According to Studies)

November babies are a rare breed indeed. Find out what unique qualities your kiddo might have if she was born in the 11th month.

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These New 1,000 Piece Puzzles Are Just What LEGO Fans Need

If you’re in desperate need of some new puzzles to add to your stash as we continue to navigate the pandemic, new offerings from LEGO fit the bill. Chronicle Books is about to launch three new 1000-piece puzzles later this…

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It’s Autumn! Time to Fall in Love with Reading!

It’s time to cuddle up and tuck into some great books this fall! Here are some great age-appropriate recommendations.

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19 New Children’s Books Our Editors Love

From board books for baby to chapter books for older kids, here are some of our favorite new books recently published.

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Starburst All Pink Just Dropped a Self-Care Kit

The kits celebrate the new that All Pink packs will now be available permanently.

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Disney Summer Reading

Disney Publishing Debuts Summer Reading List

They are also donating one million books to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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New Bilingual Friendship Journal Fosters New Relationships

This journal is an excellent ESL learning opportunity.

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Help Ease Your Child’s Anxiety during COVID-19 with These 3 Tips

“Not all experiences in life have to be difficult, it is how we choose to react to these experiences that will shape how your children view fear and react to the world around them.”

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Research Reveals the Truth about Why “Smart” Kids Cheat

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When I was in graduate school I worked as a teaching assistant for various professors in the department. This job entailed the usual responsibilities—grading papers, helping students with assignments and the like.
One particular semester I was…

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New Study Reveals How Praise Affects Students’ Behavior

The three-year studio revealed some interesting findings.

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Healthy Cooking Shows May Affect Your Kiddo’s Food Choice, According to New Study

Science says watching a healthy cooking show could have profound effects.

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New Study Finds the Brains of Babies & Adults Sync Up During Play-Time

Here’s another reason for one-on-one play-time with your baby!

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Want to Be More Mindful as a Couple? Try These 4 Techniques

Research has proven that active mindfulness makes you a better, calmer, happier person—for both you and your partner.

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Are You in Sync with Your Baby? Science Says Happiness Makes a Difference

How connected you are with your baby may depend on how happy you are.

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