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Simple Ways to Make Books Part of Your Child’s “Play”

As a teacher, I often get questions from friends about what they can be doing to prepare their child for school. My usual answer is: nothing! Let them play! Children learn through play and rich experiences. But I’ve come to understand that “just play,” doesn’t mean the same thing to everyone. Many of us have […]

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What We’re Reading: 10 Book Recommendations from Your Friends at OKCMB

What are you reading this month? OKCMB contributors Heather White, Lacey Hamilton, and Jenny Potter share recommendations of their favorite recent reads. Each book title links to the Metro Library catalog so you can check them out for yourself!  Non- Fiction 1. Mama Tried: Dispatches from the Seamy Underbelly of Modern Parenting by Emily Flake […]

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9 Books You Will Actually WANT To Read This Summer

One of my favorite past times (yes, because having a 2-year-old and a 10-month-old qualifies anything done at a leisurely, quiet, enjoyable pace as a thing of the past) is reading. Those that know me probably think, “um…you’re an English teacher, don’t you read ALL THE BOOKS?” I’d love to say yes but…nope. I’ll be honest, at […]

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Reading Challenge! #16in2016

I love to read and sharing my favorite authors and books with others. I had a baby in 2015 though so my reading game has consisted more of board books than novels as of late. And it’s much easier to turn on the Netflix marathon (I finished all 10 seasons on Friends the first 10 […]

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