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Halloween Books for Kids

  This story was contributed by Rosemary D’Urso of Library Mom! Follow her on instagram @librarymombooks.   It’s the season of ghosts and goblins and we are thrilled to share our list of brand-new picture books along with some timeless favorites that...

The Teal Pumpkin Project aims to make Halloween safe for all kids

For many, Halloween signifies carefree holiday fun. For families dealing with food allergies, it is a very scary holiday. Many traditional Halloween treats can cause life-threatening allergic reactions. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, about...

Non-Candy Items to Hand Out on Halloween

Making Halloween Safe for All Kids As I became more aware of the dangers of food allergies I began buying non-candy items to hand out during Halloween. It’s a small gesture but it makes a big impact especially on families who struggle with food allergies. These...

Our First Day of School Traditions

Can you believe school is already here? This year I have a middle schooler and that blows my mind. All of a sudden my small child isn’t that small. I want to be able to look back and remember different stages in his life growing up. A lot of the traditions I...

5 Tips to Make Back-to-School Time Easier

5 Tips to Make Back-to-School Time Great Back to school happens every year. And every year I feel like it sneaks up and catches all of us by surprise. Every year I strive to be better prepared and to help my child be ready for the school year. Over the years I started...

Things to Do With Kids Before School Starts

It seemed like summer would never come and now it is almost over. On one hand, it’s sad that summer break is coming to an end. On the other hand, the kids could use some structure, and this tired mom could use a break. So before the kids head back to school here...

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