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James Patterson Brings Humor and Heart to the Urban Middle School Setting

In case you missed it, James Patterson, Guinness record holder for the most #1 New York Times Bestsellers, and author of almost 100 novels, selling 275 million copies worldwide also writes books for the Young Adult audience. His books are...Read More
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  • “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer” A Song of Murder, Alcoholism, Pill Addiction and Hope For The Holidays

    It’s no secret that I’m not the hugest Christmas person in the world, which makes no sense, as Christmas has all the makings of a Lisa Newlin favorite holiday.  Food?  Check.  Presents?  Check?  Oversized sweaters to hide the extra...

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    This Heart-Meltingly Cute Video Of A Little Girl Meeting Her Newborn Sister Will Make Your Week

    If you weren’t sure by those curls alone that this little girl was the cutest human on the planet, this video of her meeting her newborn sister for the first time will convince you. ...

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    The Very Fairy Princess: Graduation Girl!

    “Love, love, love The Very Fairy Princess Graduation Girl!  I read it to my daughter (who’s still hibernating in Hotel Uterus) and she seemed to love it too, squiggling and punching through the whole story.  A great read for younger readers who are moving or transitioning to a new school and for older readers experiencing change of their own.  Definitely a great family read!” – Danielle Tumminio

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  • Angela Keck

    Why I Boycott School Fundraisers

    When my daughter first started Kindergarten I was determined to be one of those amazing parents who manages to be involved in everything and participates in everything, including the school fundraisers.  The school needs funds raised? I’...

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    How To Get Your Baby To Eat

    Ah the joy of trying to feed a baby who just doesn’t want to eat. We’ve all been there—but what can you do? Most times it seems like a battle that just can’t be won. But this dad has a trick up his sleeve—when his daug...

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    Artist Board Books: Reviews + Giveaway!

    Our contributors are loving the Artist Board Book series, and you could win your own set. Scroll down for our giveaway! READ MORE

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    Ever Had Trouble Staying Awake? This Kid Gets It.

    We’re already well acquainted with the variety of places and positions in which kids will fall asleep. That doesn’t keep them from being hilarious!...

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    Flicka Faves: Children’s Books

    As I wrote last week, I love reading to my children. Every night we climb into our big bed and my husband and I read out loud. It’s a wonderful way to end the day, calm them down, and all...Read More
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  • Elle Davis

    Fast and Easy Salmon With Brown Sugar Chili Powder Rub

    I came across this recipe a few weeks ago and have made it for my husband and I twice already. It’s so easy as well as fast and delicious. I had never cooked fish before this but it was much easier than I thought. I only got 2 salmon stea...

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  • Kristen Daukas

    5 Cute (And Cheap!) Mother-Daughter Date Ideas

    Remember when your kids were younger and all they wanted to do was spend time with you? And all you could think after 8 non-stop hours was “can’t I even PEE in peace??”. Flash forward a couple of years and suddenly you’re all sniffl...

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