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Read together, even when you're apart! Story Bug combines video chat with a shared reader displaying educational books to enable story time with a loved one anywhere, anytime.

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What We Learn From Nature

BY: Charles GhignaOctober 25, 2016

Go outside. Look around. What do you see? A robin? A squirrel? A honeybee? A parade of busy ants beneath a shady tree?   What can our little outdoor friends teach us? What can we learn from them? What lessons await us at every turn?   The robin is busy collecting sticks and straw and […]


Unique Gift Ideas for Kids That Last

BY: Stephanie HoaglundOctober 24, 2016

As kids get older, it’s harder and harder to buy them unique gifts they can enjoy well beyond the day they receive them.  As each celebration approaches, my kids request gift cards or money as their gift. While I understand why they ask for money and/or gifts cards, I also like to surprise them with […]



BY: Cricket Media MamaOctober 21, 2016

Warning: This blog is a little corny.   I’m having one of those moments where I wish I was a kid in today’s times. Growing up, Halloween was a one-day event: a parade at school, trick-or-treating at night, and then a month week of candy as we switched gears, put the costumes away, and started counting down […]