Life with kids needs more Real Talk.

Life with kids is so fun, and life with kids is so hard.
We are here to serve you Real Talk about how to deal with both.

Medals on Children’s Books Explained

Each year, the American Library Association awards outstanding children’s books from the previous year with a variety of medals. Often, the medals you find on books for children are associated with these awards. You’ve probably seen these before, but been unsure of...

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Medals on Children’s Books Explained

When the Book They Love Frustrates You

When it comes to bedtime routines, I always let children choose which books we’ll read. I see this as a way of fostering their enjoyment in reading and giving them a chance to engage with a story that appeals to them. But sometimes the book a child wants to read...

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When the Book They Love Frustrates You

Parenting, and the kids of Parkland FL.

I have been OVERWHELMINGLY inspired by the children of our country in this moment. Not just the children of Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS, but of the children all over the country. When I started to type this, there were teenagers holding a 'lie-in' outside of the...

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Parenting, and the kids of Parkland FL.

So you booked the sitter. Now what?

You finally felt the courage to book your first babysitter and she’s coming tomorrow. You are equal parts excited to get out, and terrified of the handoff and actual exit. How the hell am I supposed to actually leave? How will kiddo react? What if I cry? Will the...

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So you booked the sitter. Now what?

Why Real Talk?

Life with kids is so fun, but life with kids is also so hard. Parenting kids, living with kids, working with kids, being with kids, teaching kids - its thrilling, exhausting, funny, messy, loud, sweet, cuddly, dirty, loving, sticky, impossible, and sometimes...

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Why Real Talk?