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Childrens Bedtime Stories

Bright Futures: Why It's Important to Raise Money-Savvy Daughters

John F. Sweeney | Posted 06.07.2016 | Parents
John F. Sweeney

My daughter, Anna, outlining this article on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. I appreciate her help! Photo Credit: John Sweeney Before she ...

Children Find Ways to Connect With Older Loved Ones Through Storytelling

Jamison Gosselin | Posted 06.19.2016 | Parents
Jamison Gosselin

When kids connect with people from different generations, amazing things happen. Ageism among children declines. Seniors are happier and more fulfilled. Individuals in both age groups build long-lasting friendships.

Fabulous Examples That Connect Science and Stories Part 2

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 06.20.2015 | Parents
Devishobha Ramanan

This series is about taking storytelling beyond storytelling and letting your children connect the dots between stories and science. Part 1 carried some great examples. Here are some more fabulous ones.

Fabulous Examples That Connect Science and Stories!

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 06.14.2015 | Parents
Devishobha Ramanan

Over the next few days, I noticed that my kids came up with tremendous sci-fi material. One sibling fight even ended with an anguished, "I wish I had a time-machine and a magic mirror to show you what REALLY happened! She started it!"

The Buddha's Apprentice: Children's Book Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 09.03.2013 | Books
Peter Clothier

They are good stories, adapted from traditional sources, based on the common values of kindness and compassion. Their teaching is exemplary rather than didactic, and each one has its own simplicity and charm.

No More Reading Wars! Getting Ahead of the Transition From Print to Digital Books

Michael Levine | Posted 07.29.2012 | Education
Michael Levine

When it comes to learning to read well, our country seems to be in a never-ending cycle of conflict and consternation. Enter the fray a new disruption: the transition from print to digital books.

Bedtime Stories: The Spider, the Arabian Cinderella and Her Fairy Godfish...

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
Rym Tina Ghazal

I loved those times, growing up as a child in Saudi Arabia in the 1980s. My friends would come and sleep over just to listen to my mother's bedtime stories.

Why Has Go the F**k to Sleep Struck Such a Nerve With Parents?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 08.29.2011 | Women
Susan Stiffelman

I admit, it's funny. And there's another thing I like about Adam Mansbach's Go the F**k to Sleep: It exposes the underbelly of parenting.

A Winter's Tale

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Well, yes, sweetie, he was white; he was made of snow, snow is white. No, I don't think that reflects on Daddy's deeply-internalized racial prejudices. I think it reflects on what snow looks like.