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9 Surprising Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child

9 Surprising Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child

“The single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children.” (Anderson & Hiebert & Scott, 1985) Sometimes it can feel impossible to get some quiet time with all the technology, after-school activities, and homework, but making time to read aloud to your child is well…

Can Having a Child With Your Partner Make You Fall Deeper in Love?

Can Having a Child With Your Partner Make You Fall Deeper in Love?

Children are an incredible gift, but that doesn’t mean that becoming parents is the right move for every couple. Some people think having a baby will bring them closer together with their partner, while others believe it will bring a swift end to their relationship. Recently, users in a popular online forum discussed whether or…

Torn by Words: How To Cope With Family Members’ Hurtful Talk

Torn by Words: How To Cope With Family Members’ Hurtful Talk

When a friend or acquaintance talks about you negatively, it can be easier to get over, but when family does, It can be heartbreaking. Your family is supposed to be the ones who love and support you unconditionally. People shared their experiences with family talking poorly about them in a popular online forum. Here is…

11 Fun and Cheap Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Whole Family

11 Fun and Cheap Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Whole Family

Love is in the air.  It’s Valentine’s Day, and everyone loves to feel loved, but does it have to break your budget?   Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Family You may think Valentine’s Day is just a “Hallmark holiday,” but it is important to make the people we love feel special and let them know how…