May 16 Friday Links Library

Posted by on May 16, 2014.

Lots of news over the past two weeks! Here’s the roundup:

If you’re a parent and… your child has no use for logic

Posted by on February 18, 2014.

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If you live with a toddler, you’ve probably seen the blog Reasons my Son is Crying. You may have even submitted to it. I know. A typical conversation in my house goes something like this:

Him: “Mama, please I can have a samich?”

Me: “Sure.

CLiF Spotlight: A Journal of Thanks

Posted by on November 20, 2013.

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With Thanksgiving upon us, this is the perfect time of year to start gratitude journals. Shown to improve attitude and well-being, gratitude journals are a great way to help your child practice writing and focus on life’s simple joys. What’s more, they can be tailored for all ages and abilities, and working on journals makes a great family activity.

Get Out! Ideas for Bringing Books Outside This Summer

Posted by on June 12, 2013.

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With the promise of summer weather on the horizon, I’ve started to contemplate fun ways to bring our reading outdoors on warm, sunny days. Luckily with the world of Pinterest and creative blogs, I found a wealth of ideas for summer literacy activities.