Parents and caregivers love to share funny things their children say. My toddler has been asking me all week to be his “awe-dance” (audience) and my five-year-old’s latest excuse to avoid bedtime ... Read More »
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Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
Social Media has become a huge part of all of our lives. It is crazy to think that just 10 years ago, social media was not a ‘thing’ at all. Now it is what we do more than anything else online.... Read More »
Former First Lady Barbara Bush has long maintained that: “The home is the child’s first school, and the parent is the child’s first teacher.” Based on that belief, the Barbara Bush Foundation for ... Read More »
Dear Friend of Raising Readers: On behalf of Raising Readers, I’m excited to share with you the 2016 Raising Readers Annual Report. With help from 1,200 healthcare providers at 359 participating... Read More »
Read to Your Baby First-time parents in Maine are surprised to receive a canvas tote filled with books when their child is born. For many, it is the last thing they expect to receive for their... Read More »
You love reading to your kids. Story time is everyone’s favorite part of the day, as you wander with Frog and Toad, or sympathize with Alexander’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day, or... Read More »
Take Your Child to the Library Day celebrations take place in February– a great opportunity to check out your local, public library with your child. Take your child to the library is... Read More »
I have been told that the first few years of retirement are glorious…no commitments, no schedule, and no alarm clock! I have also been told that eventually the desire to make a difference,... Read More »
by LeeAnne Larsen Year two of the Read to ME Challenge is scheduled to begin on February 2, 2017. Again this year,First Lady Ann LePage will launch the campaign by reading to children of... Read More »
As a parent, you may think about the usual suspects when it comes to New Year’s Resolutions. Maybe your family’s goal is to adopt a healthier lifestyle, reduce screen time, or spend more time... Read More »
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