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Strategies for Helping Kids Deal with Anger Management
Anger is a big emotion that can feel scary to kids. It feels scary to me as an adult sometimes too! Lately my son has been getting super frustrated and angry with one of his video games. When he was younger, he used to throw the game controller. Than...
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Nurturing Emotional Intelligence: SEL Tips for Raising Happy, Healthy Kids
Imagine if our children had an inner compass, guiding them through the stormy seas of emotions and social interactions. That's the power of social-emotional learning (SEL), a set of skills that empower kids to understand and manage their feelings, bu...
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Understanding Bullying: Who is at Risk and Why
As an author of children's books about friendship and overcoming challenges, I believe understanding bullying–what it looks like and why it happens – is crucial for parents, teachers, and anyone who cares about kids. Growing up, I experienced bullyin...
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The Power of Friendship: Why Kids Need Friends and How to Help
One of the most important concepts many children's books explore is the incredible power of friendship. There's a reason for that. Friendship is incredibly important in a child's development. Here are a few facts about friendship and t...
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Valentine's Day Educational Activities: Fun Learning for Kids
Valentine's Day isn't just about candy and cards; it's a fantastic opportunity to engage young minds in activities that are as educational as they are enjoyable. Whether you're a parent looking for a fun afternoon project or a teacher planning a them...
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Shaping Future Savers: How Parents and Teachers Can Instill Financial Wisdom
In a world where financial decisions shape our daily lives, imparting financial wisdom to the younger generation is not just a necessity but a responsibility. Scruffy Muffin Loses His Money isn't just a picture book; it's a stepping stone toward fina...
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Unlocking the World of Words: 9 Strategies to Engage Reluctant Readers
In the journey of education and personal growth, reading stands as a pivotal skill, opening doors to knowledge and imagination. However, not all children rush to embrace this world, and some may even shy away from it. As parents, educators, and careg...
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Using Creative Writing Techniques to Unleash Your Child's Imagination
Today I'm excited to share a special guest post from Sarah Perowne.* Thank you for these wonderful suggestions for unleashing children's imaginations, Sarah!In a world full of distractions, nurturing a child's love for creativity and imagination can ...
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Why Books Like Scruffy Muffin Loses His Money Matter in Financial Education
Financial literacy is a critical life skill, yet it's often overlooked in early education. While many think that financial topics are too complex for young minds, the truth is quite the opposite. In this blog post, we'll discuss the important role th...
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Finding Problems Kids Will Relate To
Today, I have a special guest post from Margo Dill, author and publisher at Editor-911 Kids, and Fred Olds, author of the Read Aloud Stories with Fred Collection. Margo and Fred share their experiences finding problems to write about that kids will r...
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Are Audiobooks Good for Kids? 5 Reasons Why We Can Say Yes
Today, I’m sharing a special guest post that kicks off a series of posts from Margo L. Dill, M.A. Ed. In this post, Margo explains why you don’t need to feel bad about letting your kids listen to audiobooks! Thank you, Margo!My ten-year-old daughter ...
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5 Reasons to Give Struggling Readers Graphic Novels
In this second guest post in a series of six by Margo L. Dill, M.A. Ed., author and publisher, Margo explains the benefits of graphic novels. Take it away, Margo!When my stepson was in upper elementary and middle school, he struggled with reading, bu...
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How to Help Your Children Transition from Reading with You to Reading on their Own
Margo L. Dill, M.A. Ed., author, editor, and publisher at Editor-911 is back today with some excellent strategies for helping children learn to read on their own. ***One of the favorite parts of bedtime routines for many families is reading aloud to...
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The Dos and Don'ts of Inspiring a Love of Reading in Your Child
As someone whose children complain about having to read, I was super excited to see Margo L. Dill of Editor-911 Books is discussing this topic in post four of her guest series. Thank you, Margo!We want kids to read, and we don’t want to force them. W...
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Why Books Like Captain Underpants and Bad Guys are Good for Our Kids
I’m excited to introduce guest post number five from Margo L. Dill of Editor-911 Books where Margo shares her thoughts on the Captain Underpants and Bad Guys series. My kids are huge fans of both these series, so I’m super excited to share this post ...
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