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Brightly: Democracy Begins at Home

Do your kids understand our government? (Do you? I admit I have a little reading to do.) Here’s how to make learning about it fun.

Democracy Begins at Home: Books to Teach Kids About Our American Government

Published on Brightly, May 25, 2017

 

Brightly: The Best Bookish Birthday Gifts For 5- and 6-Year-Olds

Fun ideas for the birthday kid in your life.  (My nieces will recognize their own birthday gifts on this list!)

The Best Bookish Birthday Gifts For 5- and 6-Year-Olds

Published on Brightly, March 10, 2017

Brightly: 14 Classic Children’s Books for 3- to 5-Year-Olds

Going to the library (or bookstore!) this weekend?  Grab these.

14 Classic Children’s Books for 3- to 5-Year-Olds

Published on Brightly October 28, 2016

Brightly: 15 Years Later – Books To Help You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11

My apologies, readers, for failing to post this when it was published – before September 11, of course. Unfortunately, though, terrorism is still with us, and the moment to talk is not lost.

15 Years Later – Books To Help You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11

Published on Brightly, August 30, 2016

Brightly: Check ‘Em Out: The Best Libraries In Kids’ Lit

Libraries…what’s not to love?

Check ‘Em Out: The Best Libraries In Kids’ Lit

Published on Brightly, August 1, 2016

Brightly: Picture Books To Help Politicians Behave Better On The Campaign Trail

Red, White, And Rude: Picture Books To Help Politicians Behave Better On The Campaign Trail

Published on Brightly, March 11, 2016

Brightly: Books To Help Children Grieve The Death Of A Pet

When in doubt, I turn to books.

Hard Goodbyes: Books To Help Children Grieve The Death Of A Pet

Published on Brightly, February 27, 2016