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A Changing Climate...
Businessman, Political Historian
We only make the inevitable more difficult when we succumb to the temptation to invite the coercive power of government to create our ideal visions. By doing so, we stifle the dynamic and freely evolving expression of our tastes. Our posterity will probably not thank us.
The Wonderful World of Children's Drawings -- What Do They Mean?
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.
Infant-Parent and Child Psychoanalyst; Author, 'Unlocking Pare...
Children's drawings are remarkable communications about what is on their minds. The simple question to a child, "What is your picture about?" brings forth a wealth of information about the child's thoughts, intentions, desires, feelings, imaginings and perhaps, fears.
Once Upon a Time Mom was Shot Dead
No mom snuggles up to her toddler for a cosy bedtime read, with a book in which the protagonists' mother is shot and killed just one page into the narrative. Surely.
Can You Tell Me a Story?
writer, podcaster, tonibologna.com, overshareshow.com
We relate to our friends and families by telling stories about our days. We get to know one another with stories from our past. We imagine the future by concocting stories of what may be.
9 Kids' Books With Powerfully Useful Life-Lessons
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When children's literature is done right, it connects with us on some visceral, primal level -- somewhere beyond conscious thought -- delivering foundational life lessons that shape us into the people we become and remain imprinted on us throughout our lives.
WATCH: Second Grader's Obama Story Gets Animated
Author, 'Other Waters'
Fiction of all sorts, including nursery rhymes, allows us to try out conflict in a safe way. That's the point, it's where the thrill comes in; we're scared, then reassured the danger isn't real.
My Daughter the Fox and the Making of Children's Stories
Author. Academic. Artist.
A parent's job is not only to serve as a storyteller, but also to create the conditions for the stories of children to emerge.
Reaching African Children Through Fables and Animation
Designer, founder of The Creative Side Fashon and Design Incub...
African culture is an oral culture but modernity has given us ways to document our stories and heritage. This is why I was so excited to see and share
, a series of animated African fables for children.
A Winter's Tale
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.
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Mother Goose Meet 'Other Goose'
First, let me tell you a little secret about Mother Goose. SHE IS NOT A GOOSE! She is actually a person.
10 Of The Bloodiest Bedtime Stories Ever
Which Bedtime Stories Do You Love?
Speaker, columnist and author, 'RIPE: Rich, Rewarding Work Aft...
You know the routine: children become attached to certain books and want us to read them over and over again, often on the same night!
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