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April Gives Birth to Wonder and Joy

By Gina Cascone | April 16, 2017 |

“Do you know about April the giraffe?”  That was how Bree opened her phone call to me on Saturday morning. “Yes,” I answered. “She’s going to have a baby.” “She’s having it right now!” she informed me with no small degree of urgency. “Get to your computer!” I was already half-way there. For the next…

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What does thank you mean?

By Bree | April 9, 2017 |

We are always teaching our children to say “Thank you.” We give them a snack and ask, “Now what do you say?” When they are playing with other children on the playground, and a friend shares a toy, we might prompt them, “Make sure you say thank you.” We are constantly reminding them to use…

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Experience the Magic

By Bree | April 2, 2017 |

This week we celebrate International Children’s Book Day. The International Board on Books for Young People chose April 2nd to celebrate authors who helped inspire our youngest learners to read.  This date was chosen because it was Hans Christian Anderson’s birthday. I personally would have chosen March 2nd for Dr. Seuss because he was the author that…

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Always look on the bright side of life…

By Gina Cascone | March 27, 2017 |

Last week we welcomed the first day of Spring.  Appropriately enough, it was also The International Day of Happiness and the day the World Happiness Report was published.  It’s worth reading.  It turns out that all around the world, people are doing their best to be happy, and that the things that make us truly,…

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From the Daily Planet…

By Gina Cascone | March 19, 2017 |

News Flash…There are twenty-four hours in a day and in every minute of every hour of every day, somewhere in the world something wonderful is happening. In our book, AROUND THE WORLD RIGHT NOW these are the things on which we want to focus. We will share what is good in our world, and we…

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