Are You My Mother? Mother-Baby Matching Activities

Part of the hilarity of P.D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother? lives in the fact that the baby bird wonders if his mother is an airplane or a

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Building a Home Library for Your Kids

Although I am a huge fan of the public library, I do believe families should have some books of their own. A child can only be literate if

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Normal Stages of Reading with a Baby or Toddler

As I’ve been through Reading 1000 Books before Kindergarten with my two oldest kids, I’ve realized that there are various “stages” of reading with children, especially reading with

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Infant Play Ideas for Engaging Your 2- or 3-Month Old

It’s so easy to forget to take time to nurture my 2-month old baby, since I’m often distracted by my older children, household responsibilities, and so forth. But

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Lessons Learned from Bedtime Stories

As I cram myself in the rocking chair with an almost two year old and a first grader, I feel elbows in my side, and knees knocking me

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