National Daughters Day is Celebrated on September 25, 2021. With Frances and Gloria Badger, Life is Interesting in a Classic Picture Book Way that Is Highly Relatable Territory.

Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell and Lillian Hoban If you’ve not stumbled on to the “Frances the Badger” series created by the Hobans and enjoyed by readers for years, you are in for a real treat. I chose “Bread and Jam for Frances” of the lot because let’s face it parents, every family…

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Who Kidnapped Halloween?

Am I the only one who’s noticed what has sort of insidiously happened to the otherwise happy holiday of Halloween? It’s been KIDNAPPED! I ‘m talking about a fun-filled and fantastical day that’s turned grim, gruesome and ghastly. Halloween has always been a bit frightening, as imaginations and pretend are given free rein. Kids and…

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