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One look at the cover of Rebecca Dudley’s newest picture book, Hank Has a Dream, reveals the magic that is to be found in this charming story. “Last night I dreamed I flew!” Hank tells his hummingbird […]

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You’re likely familiar with Brandon Stanton’s incredible project, Humans of New York, and if not, then please stop what you’re doing right now and head over to his blog or his Facebook page for a […]

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Though most children don’t have the luxury of traveling the world, they do need to be educated about the lands beyond their own. Most atlases are informative, but dry, and not likely something children would […]

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Little kids and imagination go together perfectly, and with the new picture book by Jamie A. Swenson, children can pretend while they read along. If You Were a Dog, with Chris Raschka’s signature whimsical watercolors, is […]

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When selecting books for the toddlers in my care, I try to find books with easy-to-follow story lines, attractive and inviting illustrations, and concepts with which the kids can relate or that I know will […]

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High school friendships often stay with us forever, and even if we lose touch with the individuals who saw us through the turbulent time of adolescence, their memories can remain strong with us as the […]

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It’s an inevitable rite of parenthood– answering the age-old question, “Where do babies come from?” Accomplished author/illustrator Sophie Blackall tackles this question in a beautifully rendered new picture book, The Baby Tree. Now, let me tell […]

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Dawn, 5M4M contributor, recently attended a press junket for the movie Blended. Expenses for her travel and lodging were covered by Warner Bros. Pictures, but all opinions expressed here are wholly her own. You likely […]

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It’s a universal experience for parents, the first time your child asks the classic question: Where do babies come from? In the new, absolutely adorable picture book by Sophie Blackall, The Baby Tree, a young […]

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Dawn, 5M4M contributor, recently attended a press junket for the movie Blended. Expenses for her travel and lodging were covered by Warner Bros. Pictures, but all opinions expressed here are wholly her own. To me, Adam […]

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