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iPhones & Children, A Toxic Mix?

Ever wonder how much permitted their children to use new tech? Not much. Read more about the problem in this article from USA Today. Two major Apple investors wrote this letter about their concerns with over use of tech and children. TURN IF OFF. TURN A PAGE. SHARE A BOOK. #TipsResources

The Snowy Day

"One morning Peter woke up and looked out the window. Snow had fallen during the night. It covered everything as far as he could see." For me, The Snowy Day is a perfect picture book. Art, text, pace, and tone are flawless. Even today when I read this book, all outside noise is muffled. Like a real snowy day, I feel the wonder of a five-year-old girl waking up to a transformed world under a blanket of white. Now I live in Arizona, no possibility of a snow day where I live. Pete's sense of wonder and discovery still resonates with me: the feeling of being alone, but part of such a spectacular world. Keats wanted no child to be an outsider. “If we could see each other exactly as the other is,”

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