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We love this iPhone audio message feature

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Green Graffiti- How one teacher is feeding his students, mind and body

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5 new links to share with your curious kids

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Four ways to tell if an educational app will actually help your child learn

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The Unexpected History of Mother’s Day

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A quick look at the strange history of Mother's Day, from ancient times to today's $20 billion commercial bonanza.

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The Atlantic asks kids "What's Your Favorite Slang Word?"

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Top 5 links for parents April 26 to May 2

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Take an Internet Field Trip: 5 Links to Share with Your Kids

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Top 5 links for parents 4/17-4/24

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Ultimate List of Education Apps for Kids

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Maya Angelou & Basquiat Wrote a Children's Book

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The best book for exploring and sharing nature with kids

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My very favorite book for exploring and sharing nature with kids is “This Book Was a Tree: Ideas, Adventures, and Inspiration for Rediscovering the Natural World” by Marcie Chambers Cuff. It’s both a hands-on book of crafts and activities and a book of principles and ideas for reconnecting with the natural world.

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The Overly-Critical Children’s Book Review: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? I see a book plagued by lack of conviction, critical thinking, and true intellectual curiosity. It's doomed from page two.

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Homework help – how much?

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I’ve noticed that almost all parents who ask "How much homework help do I offer my child" have 3 things in common.

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Take an Internet Field Trip: 5 Links to Share with Your Kids

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Top 5 reading list for parents 4/10-4/17

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Learn about "The Olympians" by George O' Connor

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The best way to introduce your kids to the Greek Pantheon is via the New York Times bestselling "The Olympians" by George O' Connor.

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The best apps for family nature exploration, fun and learning

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These super handy apps can make anyone an adventurer. They also make a decent case for swapping Angry Birds for the real thing. Like geese. (Although, geese are always angry.)

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Earth Week is almost here!

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Take an Internet Field Trip: 5 Links to Share with Your Kids

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Top 5 reading list for parents 4/3-4/10

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Introduce your kids to the classics with these beautiful graphic books

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Our list of graphic books that are awesome on their own merits, but also happen to serve as a gateway to classic works of literature, mythology and history.

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How to Be Emotionally Intelligent - NYTimes.com

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This is why you should stop being the homework police

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