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Author Archives: Leslie Penkunas

It’s slime. And it’s satisfying. (access required)

The internet has become synonymous with stress itself. Is slime, that substance between liquid and solid, an antidote? How slime has bloomed into a symbol of modern childhood, and in particular, girlhood. Continue reading.

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CONTEST: Tickets to Peppa Pig’s Adventure! (access required)

In Peppa Pig’s Adventure, Peppa gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.

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The best books to read at every age, from 1 to 100 (access required)

Here are our picks for worthwhile books to read during each year of life, from 1 to 100, along with some of the age-appropriate wisdom they impart. Continue reading.

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Fisher-Price recalls inclined sleeper accessory (access required)

The recall is in response to reports of infant fatalities while using other inclined sleep products; no injuries from these Play Yard accessories have been reported.

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My son “fixed” The Giving Tree (access required)

By the end of the book, both of my boys were upset. They didn’t like what the boy had done to the tree and were especially confused as to why the book would say the tree was happy when the poor tree was so clearly being mistreated. Continue reading.

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Five college admissions myths (access required)

There are many myths about the college admissions process. By sorting fact from fiction, students can focus their time and energy on what matters most.

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