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  1. Parenting Tips & Advice

    6 Books to help children cope with deployment

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    Books are undeniably a great resource that can give children not only a literary reasoning of a situation, but also an excellent...
  2. Activities for Kids

    Best Easter books for kids

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    Get ready for Easter by coloring eggs, decorating your home and reading about the history and traditions of the holiday. Teach your...
  3. Child Development & Health

    6 Steps to raising a smarter child

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    Encouraging your child to read, ask questions, stay curious and be creative will help foster a lifetime of knowledge gathering.
  4. Mom & Dad

    More than Mommy porn: “Why I read smut”

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    Intrigued by the smutty books you keep hearing about at the salon or on Facebook? Learn why moms just like you are opening up about...
  5. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Practicing Gratitude: Rediscovering reading

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    I’ve always had a stack of books on my nightstand. Both fiction and non-fiction titles waited in a neat pile for me to crack their...
  6. Parenting

    Preschool story time: 5 Classic must-reads

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    If you teach your children to love reading at an early age, there’s a good chance they’ll have a hobby for life. Curling up with a...
  7. Parenting

    6 Ways to encourage a love of reading in preschoolers

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    It’s never too early to fall in love with reading. Help your little bookworms develop a lifelong love of reading with these simple...
  8. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom Blogger Face-off: Have you read Fifty Shades of Grey?

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    Fifty Shades of Grey has become the summer "it" book to read. Do you dare?
  9. Parenting Advice & Columns

    What I'm loving this week: 5 Fabulous steamy reads for moms

    Looking for some steamy reads for the summer? Loose yourself in these fabulous summer beach reads.
  10. Family Activities

    Jennie Garth talks childhood literacy, A Little Bit Country and single parenting

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    You know her best as Kelly Taylor from Beverly Hills, 90210, but Jennie Garth is also a newly single mom of three daughters --...
  11. Family Activities

    Celebrity moms talk about their favorite bedtime stories

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    March is National Reading Month with the NEA's Read Across America Day on March 2. Reading bedtime stories to your kids promotes...
  12. Pets & Animals

    Top 5 Books for pet lovers

    What better way to take a break from your busy life than to spend a cozy afternoon curled up with your furry friend and a good book?...
  13. Child Development & Health

    Why you should read to your baby

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    Babies are the cutest little sponges in the world and they respond amazingly well when you read to them. Here is why experts...
  14. Mom & Dad

    Best mom books of 2011

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    From the humorous to the practical and everything in between, here are some of our favorite books for moms that were published this...
  15. Teen Behavior

    Should your child dig into The Hunger Games ?

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    No one anticipated that the Harry Potter fan frenzy could be repeated. Then came Twilight. And it seems we are in for a third round...
  16. Family Activities

    How to create a family book club

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    You have your book club and you love it. It has gone so well, in fact, that you have joined a mother-daughter book club with your...
  17. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Read a book

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    Remember when we all used to carry a book around in our bags? Whether it was a novel we were so enthralled with or a self-help book,...
  18. Parenting

    Controversial children's books

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    A handful of controversial kids' books have been making the headlines lately. From a book about a pig whose parents died to another...
  19. Child Development & Health

    Make time to read to your child

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    When you think about reading to your child, you likely think about being cozied up for bedtime with your rather young child,...
  20. Activities for Kids

    Start a sibling reading challenge

    Do you have a couple of children that are particularly competitive in nature? Everything, but EVERYTHING is a competition. It’s...