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What’s in the Woods?

Do you ever pick up a book and just immediately know that you love it and HAVE TO HAVE IT? If the answer to my question is no, please don't tell  my husband, because it will only confirm to him what he has long suspected. I have an addiction. To BOOKS! … Read More.

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Classics on Tuesdays

When I was little, one of the things I liked to do most was roller skate. How about you? I mean, the old-fashioned kind that you strapped on to your shoes and you had a special "key" to adjust them with. I was talking about roller skates the other day with my Mom who told me that … Read More.

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Websites, Apps…and, do you have a “Family Media Plan?”

Do you monitor the time your children spend watching tv, playing on the computer, iPad, etc. Do you have a family media plan? To start off, I've attached a link to an article from the Washington Post talking about the recently released media guidelines from the American Academy … Read More.

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Favorites on Friday

Well…we have had another interesting week of weather here in Virginia. We went from 70 and sunny to 30 with rain, sleet, hail and wind! We're half way through April and someone forgot to tell March, right?!?! Anyway, it's Easter weekend! What plans do you have? Family dinners, … Read More.

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What’s New in Toys and Creative Play for April

For budding artists - a Mosaic Stamp Kit. You'll be inspired by this set of unique stamps with eight different designs. Watch the video to see how each stamp creates mandala-like designs ready for coloring with crayons, colored pencils or markers. Trying to inspire a … Read More.

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Firefly July – A Year of Very Short Poems

Spring Rain beats down, roots stretch up. They'll meet in a flower. - Raymond Souster I am so excited! The book we are looking at today combines the talents of a celebrated poet and anthologist, Paul Janeczko with the incredible incomparable artistic talents of Melissa … Read More.

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Classics on Tuesdays

Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully. 1993 Caldecott Medal Winner. … Read More.