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Story Time In Middle Tennessee

  It’s almost a parenting rite of passage — taking your little one to a library story time. We’re lucky here in Middle Tennessee to have excellent public library systems. In fact, Nashville Public Library was recently named 2017 Library of the Year! We wanted to remind our readers about these great resources and encourage […]

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Kids’ Reading List :: Age Appropriate Books for Reading Aloud Together

Experts says that reading aloud is the number one best thing parents can do to prepare their child for reading and learning. The benefits of reading aloud are numerous—including language development, creating a bond with your child, building literacy skills, brain development, and establishing a love of reading. And remember! You don’t have to stop […]

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How I Make Time to Read (Almost Every Day)

I love reading. Growing up, I read anything I could get my hands on—even the back of the cereal box, if nothing else was available. That trend has continued into my adult life too. But since becoming a mom, finding time to read has been more of a challenge. I suspect it’s the same for […]

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Read Across America — Ways to Celebrate

Read Across America was created as a way to motivate kids to get their nose in a book and read. The annual event is held on March 2—the birthday of one of America’s most cherished children’s authors, Dr. Seuss. Now in its 20th year of existence, the message gets stronger each year.   Studies have […]

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Best Freebies for New Parents

I’m the queen of finding a good deal—and I didn’t want to change my ways just because I had a baby. Their stuff can be expensive! Good thing there are plenty of samples out there, right? And guess what? It turns out you don’t need a whole lot either. In order to determine what you do […]

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