What Children’s Books Totally Creep You Out?

What Children’s Books Totally Creep You Out?

Tom Burns loves reading to his kid, but there are certain books for children that really, really creep him out. He hopes he’s not alone.

The Redemptive Power of Story Time

The Redemptive Power of Story Time

Brent Almond sings the praises of the calmest, most meditative part of his daily schedule—his nightly story time with his son

“The importance of reading books to kids…they associate it with love.”

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The Importance of “Reading Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” Out Loud to Your Kids

The Importance of "Reading Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?" Out Loud to Your Kids

Tom Burns argues that reading out loud to your kids can be a calming, meditative act and highlights Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle’s picture book classic as one of the best bedtime mantras ever written

9 Latin American Writers You Should be Reading in 2014

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Back away from One Hundred Years of Solitude and toss that old paperback of La casa de los Espíritus into the book donation bin, because Latin America’s rich literary heart was beating long before “the Boom,” long before colonization, even—and it hasn’t slowed yet.

Why It’s Good To Be David: Malcolm Gladwell Takes On Goliath

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Many of us know the story of David & Goliath, with it’s beloved tale of an underdog coming out on top, but what if we have been looking at it all wrong?

Beautiful Video: He Wrote a Book. But His Father Can’t Read.

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South African Whisky brand’s ad shows the inspiring journey of a father as he learns the pleasure of reading his son’s book.

Reading Is For Girls

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If you believe reading is emasculating, guess what? You’re right.

A Book So Smart it Grows With Your Child? It’s Almost Here [VIDEO]

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In a world of brilliant ideas, Books That Grow stands out from the rest.

Boredom Is A Choice

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A young man suggests that a table’s boring and there’s nothing he can do about it.

Why It’s Important for Kids to Read “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”

Why It’s Important for Kids to Read “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”

Tom Burns argues that Judith Viorst’s children’s classic is one of the few books that actually teaches kids to commiserate.

Why You Should Definitely Not Own All of Your Kids’ Favorite Books

Why You Should Definitely Not Own All of Your Kids’ Favorite Books

Tom Burns, a book-obsessed parent, makes the case that not owning some of your kid’s favorite books is a wonderful way to encourage them to read

My Addiction to Fiction

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17-year-old Ernesto Ponce had never enjoyed reading until the semester he was forced to spend an hour a day actually reading whatever he wanted.

Breaking the Stereotype That Reading isn’t Manly

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Nicolas Gremion asserts that if we could make the culinary arts cool for men, then we can make reading cool, too.

Mindfulness for Fathers: Giving Your Child a Secret Space

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Matthew Remski recognizes the need to foster the awareness of self his young son is beginning to develop.

5 Things You Should Do Each Day if You Suffer From Depression

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Danny Baker lists the 5 things a person should work into their daily routine for better physical, and mental health.