Maya's Favorites, Personal Development, Books for Adults . By Fernando Bautista | May 29 , 2023

How to Assess Your Child’s Development & When to Seek Help

Parenting author and literacy advocate Maya Payne Smart outlines a framework to follow when evaluating your child’s development

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Kids Books, Parent-School Partnership . By Laila Weir | August 14 , 2023

Reading Tips for Parents to Keep Kids Engaged

Discover helpful reading tips for kindergarten parents & preschool parents, and reading tips for parents of elementary students

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Meditation, Massage… Story Time? Reading Aloud Has Surprising Benefits for Parents

Need another reason to read to your kids? Shared reading is self-care for parents! Find out how it can work small wonders &

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Kids Books, Literacy Skills, Letters & Sounds . By Maya Smart | June 05 , 2023

How to Choose the Best ABC Books for Preschoolers 

When it comes to teaching the ABCs, not all alphabet books are created equal. This post tells how to pick ABC books for

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Maya's Favorites . By Maya Smart | February 27 , 2023

Three Fantastic Ways to Tour a Selfie Museum But Make It Educational

The new trend of selfie museums may seem shallow. But they offer parents a way to bond with kids and can even be educational.

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Social Emotional, Family Activities, Seasonal & Holidays, Personal Development . By Maya Smart | January 03 , 2023

How to Launch Your Best New Year with a Family Year in Review Keepsake

Complete this sweet family year in review exercise to reflect and start the new year off right with your

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Parent-School Partnership, Community . By Penny Leigh Sebring | September 12 , 2022

4 Top Reasons You Should Attend a School Board Meeting

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Maya's Favorites, Social Emotional, Community, Library & Literacy Advocacy, Author & Leader Interviews . By Maya Smart | September 05 , 2022

Women’s Storybook Project: Connecting Kids with Moms in Prison through the Love of Books

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Literacy Skills, Family Activities, Seasonal & Holidays . By Laila Weir | October 26 , 2023

These Christmas Gifts Will Encourage Your Child to Read

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Family Activities, Seasonal & Holidays . By Laila Weir | October 26 , 2023

8 Fun Winter Break Reading and Writing Activities for Kids

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