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Recipe: The Plant Power Breakfast Smoothie

If you didn’t think you could create a balanced meal in a blender, that’s about to change.<p>This green, protein-packed breakfast smoothie will add …

GoldieBlox’s engineering toy for girls hits Toys’R’Us shelves

GoldieBlox is out to “disrupt the pink.”<p>Stanford-educated engineer Debbie Sterling is challenging gender stereotypes in girls’ playthings with an innovative toy called Goldie Blox (yes, the toy is two words and the company is one word!). Aimed at ages 5 to 9, it combines a storybook and hands-on …

12 Simple Activities for Traveling with Kids

We are well into the summer season, and in comes traveling with kids. My kids are out of school and it’s time to take a few trips. Whether it’s a …

A miniature forest made from toilet paper rolls. "Corner forest" by Yuken Teruya Studio via http://www.yukenteruyastudio.com/projects-1/coner-forest

Put Your Kids to Work as Junior Massage Therapists with These Playmat T-Shirts - Technabob

Playtime doesn’t have to be so tiring for parents. I mean, you already spend most of your time at home picking up after the kids, feeding them, doing …

Family book reviews - gallery

Get Out (Nature Puzzles and Games) by Andrea Pinnington and Caz Buckingham Reviewed by Jennifer, Minnie (2) and Bebe (1)

Book News: Penguin, Random House Complete Publishing Mega-Merger

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Publishers Penguin and Random House have officially merged into one entity known as Penguin Random House (not, as many had hoped, "Random Penguin" or "Penguin House"). The deal "creates the world's largest publisher of …

Great art at Bath Festival Of Children's Literature - Telegraph

2007 - Great art at Bath Festival Of Children's Literature

Children's Books

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

Alana Dee Haynes

Drawing has always been a meditation for Alana Dee Haynes. Seeing patterns and faces everywhere and illustrating them onto photographs allows her to …

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

Girls' Legos Are A Hit, But Why Do Girls Need Special Legos?

Two years ago, in 2011, <i>90 percent</i> of Lego's consumers were boys. A tough statistic to swallow for those of us who grew up playing with Lego's gender-neutral buckets of bricks. But the statistic came straight from Lego, which was then focused on boys with franchised sets based on properties like <i>Star</i> …

Parents Who Own Bookshelves Raise Kids Who Do Better in School

By conventional wisdom, the things we own don’t define us—no matter how much we hope they will. But according to science, there are some reliable …

Education

2013 Scottish Children's Book Awards - Shortlist Announced

• <b>Eclectic shortlist announced: from a mess-loving monster to an accidental time traveller and an angel with a terrible sense of direction.</b><p><b>All P1</b> …

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God Is Not Great

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Hitchens<p><b>Whether you're a lifelong believer, a devout atheist, or someone who remains uncertain about the role of religion in our lives, this insightful manifesto will engage you with its provocative ideas.</b><p>With a close and studied reading of the major religious texts, Christopher …