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Moms and Dads, Use Your Words

    I know that all of you parents make time for reading aloud to your kids. That’s the number one way to build strong readers in the future. But there’s more to literacy than just reading books….

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Ten Tips for Boosting Reading Skills: Free is a Very Good Price

If your little reader is struggling, here are ten tips to make the leap from beginner to fluent reader with good comprehension skills.

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Getting Messy

   Last week I had the fun of attending my youngest grandson’s first birthday party. (The child pictured is not Ethan). First birthdays and first cakes may be one of the few times moms and dads hope…

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Goals 2017: Outer and Inner

   New Year, New Goals This year I will: Write one solid parenting article each month. Submit one mini-romance monthly (sigh) to Woman’s World (at $1,000 per, I can deal with the fluff). Write two more Edna and…

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A Menu Approach to New Year’s Goals

When January 1st rolls around, most of us look for fresh starts. This year we’ll lose weight, quit smoking or drinking too much, get along with family members and….the list goes on. Check in with folks about…

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