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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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Poems About Poetry for National Poetry Month

BY: Charles GhignaApril 18, 2017
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Have you ever read a poem ABOUT poetry? Have you ever written one?   All it takes is a metaphor (comparison) and your imagination!   Here are some poems with metaphors that compare poems to lots of different things.     What’s a Poem?   A whisper, A shout, Thoughts turned Inside out.   A […]

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Lorelei or Roseanne: What’s Your TV Parent Personality?

BY: Cricket Media MamaMarch 22, 2017
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One of my favorite mom-to-mom blog resources is Cafémom. Recently, an article about TV mother-daughters reminded me of my panic when I found out I was having a girl – a story I’m finally willing to admit to and share out loud.   Here’s the straight, never-before-admitted, honest, mom-to-mom, truth: I never wanted a girl. […]

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4 Resources for Teaching Essential Reading Skills

BY: Andra AbramsonMarch 15, 2017
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Direct instruction from a reading teacher is one way kids learn to read. Informal learning from parents and caregivers is another way. In fact, research has shown that this informal instruction is pivotal to ensuring kids have the basic skills they need to actually learn to read once they are in school with a teacher […]

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