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Help Support First Book

We’ve enjoyed being a part of the Random House Read & Play Summer Fun Community and chatting with moms about their favorite books, how they encourage their children to read and the way they can use books to discuss difficult topics like bullying. We also talked about how much we treasure the time spent reading with our children– whether it’s snuggled up in bed, cuddling on the couch or sitting at the kitchen table.  Reading … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, Contests, Educational, Featured, Language, Learning, Pre-schoolers, Pro-Social Skills, Reading, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious

Join Us for a Live Chat with Author Trudy Ludwig

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic are important, but so is character education. As your children head back to school, you’ll want to talk to them about what it means to be a good friend and how to deal with bullying.  Books are the best way to introduce and discuss difficult concepts like bullying or fitting in at school. One of my favorite authors is Trudy Ludwig, and I’ve recommended her books “My Secret Bully” and “Just Kidding” … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, Featured, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious

How Do You Make the Most of Quality Time?

This summer, we’ve really greatly enjoyed being a part of Random House’s Kids Read & Play Summer Learning Community. It has been such a refreshing and engaging way to connect with mom’s across the country. Last night, some of the community leaders hosted a live chat during which they discussed how they’ve been making the most of their summers. Being a full time working mom, the chat got me thinking about how vital “quality time” is … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, Educational, Featured, Language, Learning, Reading, Uncategorized

Books Turned into Movies

Books Turned into Movies

Last Friday night, as a part of our project with Random House, The Random House Kids Read & Play Summer Learning Community, we were a part of a live chat of which the subject was “Books turned into Movies.” Of course the obvious ones were discussed first: Harry Potter, Twilight, The Cat in the Hat, Marley and Me, Pride & Prejudice, etc., but once we started getting deeper into the conversation, we were amazed at how many … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, DVD, Educational, entertainment, Featured, Movies, Pre-schoolers, Reading, School Aged Children, Uncategorized

Random House Summer Reading Community

Random House Summer Reading Community

This summer, Mamanista is very excited to be teaming up with Blog Frog and Random House to become a part of the Random House Summer Reading Community! We strongly believe in the importance of reading in the lives of young children; literacy is the keystone to academic success and confidence. The Summer Reading Community’s objective is to act as an online space where devoted moms can connect with each other and share resources to help keep … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, Educational, Featured, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Uncategorized