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Kids and Books

Do Kids Know How To Use An Encyclopedia?

Posted 03.16.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Once upon a time, people used thick, heavy reference books to look ...

Do Kids Still Read? A Family Dinner Table Talk

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 01.27.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: There's a new reading sheriff in town. As of Tuesday, Walter Dean M...

When Very Young Children Ask Very Hard Questions

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents

Tara Crean's four-year-old daughter loves books. On the weekly family trip to the library she chooses a stack bigger than she can carry, and delights ...

'The Giving Tree' Gives Me Hives, And Other Books Parents Love Or Hate

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

As I have learned writing about parenting over the years, we develop intense opinions and some dysfunctional relationships with the stories we read (or refuse to read) to our children every night.