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Today on NBC News’s THINK page, I have a piece up about parenting young adults–and how much different it is
The trees on the curb made me wonder, though, if there might be some rich and wonderful reasons to let the holiday season wind down a little more gradually this week rather than slamming the door in its bloated face.
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We went back into our Amazon orders from last year’s holiday season, and rounded up some of the stocking stuffers and “filler” gifts that actually turned out to be hits with our kids. All these will arrive by Christmas with free Prime shipping if you order ASAP!
Because picture books and reading aloud are already a part of our family culture, including discussions about a wide variety of holidays and religious practices fits really naturally into storytime. While there are great non-fiction books to help parents and kids learn together, we also love finding compelling stories with beautiful illustrations that center around celebrations different from the ones we observe.