Category Archives: Kids

Calling All Teens & Tweens!

  We have a couple of projects coming up that involve the young adult book market and we want to hear from the young adults that read! This short survey only takes a few minutes and we would love your help. Please share this with any teens & tweens you know. We look forward to…
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Family Summer Activites

As the summer continues, it can be easy to fall into a hole of boredom as you and the kids run out of ideas for things to do. Here are some fun family activities to try next time you can’t quite think of something.   Picnic. Not only is this a great way to come…
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10 Ways to Stay Healthy During Back-to-School Season

Back to school season is quickly approaching, and we bet we can guess what’s on your mind: the thrill of new school supplies, new shoes, and seeing good friends for the first time in months. As weeks of popsicles by the poolside fade to sweater-clad, blustery days, the ever-present threat of the flu and common…
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Best Teacher Gifts

The struggle is very real. You want to show your child's teacher how much you appreciate their hard work and greatly underpaid year of molding your child's academic future. But how do you do that in a meaningful way that hasn't already been done 100 times before from all of their classes past? While contemplating…
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Letter to My Kindergartner

I put you on the bus for your first day of kindergarten today. You were overall so excited, you were beaming; but I could still see some anxiety in your eyes. Could you see it in my eyes? I question if I did enough for you. Are you really ready? I know you’ll be fine…
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Superheroes and Super Writers

Each September dozens of first-year college students flock to the small college writing center where I work, desperate to capitalize on our free tutoring services. Despite a staff of 40 and 12 business hours per day, we can’t keep up with the demand. And while we tutors relish the opportunity to speak with so many…
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Dreaded RSV

It was one of every parents' nightmares - my little girl was in the hospital, looking so tiny and helpless in that huge bed, hooked up to an IV and oxygen. How did we go from my crazy, nonstop kid to this in just a matter of days?? After a week of being sick, 2…
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