Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Reading

Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Books FTW! Summer Reading Challenges to Hook Kids on Books
For many kids, summer means trading in reading logs and library visits for screen time and "summer slide." But summer can also be a great time to catch up on all the awesome books you might have... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Senior Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
How I Got My Toddler Back on Books After She Got a Taste of Screen Time
When I opened the gates to screen time for my 2-year-old daughter, I was planning to limit it to airplanes and sick days. But with TV and tablets came a whole new colorful world that hooked my tot... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Books Being Made Into Movies We're Dying to See (and Read)
If you're one of those families that insist their kids read the book before seeing the movie, there's some serious page-turning in your future. And if you're happy just to be able to go to the movies... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Books That Teachers Read to Their Own Kids
Teachers have a knack for knowing how to connect with kids, and they're skilled at drawing out kids to talk about the characters and ideas in a story. So wouldn't it be fun to step inside a teacher's... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Why Your Kid Should Read Banned Books
What do The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Catcher in the Rye, The Great Gatsby, Native Son, To Kill a Mockingbird, Fahrenheit 451, and The Adventures of Captain Underpants have in common? At... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
How to Motivate a Middle School Reader
In the early grades, parents and teachers focus on teaching kids how to read. As kids get older, we hope they'll want to read. Reading for pleasure has lots of benefits. It builds vocabulary and... read more
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Get Ready for Kindergarten with Practical Tips, Tricks, and Tools
If you're spending the waning days of summer prepping your kindergarten-bound kid for the first days of school, you're not alone. Kindergarten is a formative year for families, as kids acquire the... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
9 Ways to Get Teens Reading
Parents know how to inspire a love of books in babies and toddlers: Just put 'em on your lap, and start reading. But as kids get older and go to school, reading can be seen as work rather than fun... read more
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