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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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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Social Emotional, Personal Development, Author & Leader Interviews, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | October 09 , 2023

Help Your Child Succeed by Uncovering Their Passion, Purpose & Potential

Parenting authors discuss how to help your child find their passions, help your child succeed, and support them to reach their

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Personal Development . By Andrea Hunt | April 18 , 2022

5 Proven Ways to Motivate Your Child to Read (And Keep Reading)

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Kids Books, Social Emotional, Personal Development . By Andrea Hunt | February 07 , 2022

Reading is Healing: How Stories Can Reduce Pain and Stress

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Social Emotional, Personal Development . By Penny Leigh Sebring | December 13 , 2021

Does Being in Nature Make Kids Smarter? (And How to Help Your Child)

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Social Emotional, Family Activities, Seasonal & Holidays, Personal Development . By Laila Weir | November 13 , 2023

6 Ways to Foster Gratitude & Caring with Small Kids at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving—it’s not just the day before Black Friday.  So, if you’d like to cultivate more than your family’s

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Literacy Skills, Early Language, Social Emotional, Personal Development . By Andrea Hunt | October 18 , 2021

The Benefits of Reading Fiction: 5 Reasons Kids Should Read Stories

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Maya's Favorites, Social Emotional, Parent-School Partnership, Personal Development . By Maya Smart | September 13 , 2021

Tackle Back to School Anxiety: 4 Tips for Kids and Parents

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Personal Development, Community, Library & Literacy Advocacy . By Maya Smart | March 22 , 2021

3 Ways to Support Early Literacy Even If You Don’t Have Young Children

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