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The Louisville Book Festival is Coming This Month!

The Louisville Book Festival happens this month on Friday, October 28th and Saturday, October 29th. It’s been a long road to get here! Founded by author Deedee Cummings in 2018, the festival was scheduled to be held for the first time ever in 2020, but then, 2020 happened. The staff persevered and held virtual festivals […]

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Modeling the behavior we want

Parenting is a hard job, especially when we see some of our own less than stellar characteristics in our children. Maybe it’s impatience or a fussiness about having things just so. It can sometimes feel like our kids are just walking bundles of our worst traits that we’ve passed down to them. But what’s most […]

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School’s in session–a return to reading routines

Some families love the return to a school routine and schedule, and other families dislike losing the freedom of summer. Whether we’re ready or not, a new normal is upon us with most schools starting back next week. A benefit of the return of school is reestablishing a nightly reading routine if you’re like a […]

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What do Serena Williams and Black Santas have in common?

This fall, Serena Williams competed in her last major tournament in a 27-year career. And it’s not just any 27-year career. It is a career that has seen her win 23 Grand Slam titles in singles. Her athleticism and style blew the doors open in the tennis world and paved the way for young Black […]

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Author Advice

How to Handle Back-to-School Mishaps

Even though we’d love for everything to run smoothly in the first days back to school, there will be problems and mistakes. Some may be ours; some may be the schools. To help prevent issues, talk to your child in advance about what they should anticipate and be sure to have all important information written […]

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The need for relaxation –National Relaxation Day, August 15

With school being back in session, parents and kids have been thrown back into life moving at what feels like 300 miles per hour. It would be great if we could re-engage slowly, like maybe starting at 40 percent and moving up gradually until we’re back into school life completely. There’s so much busyness this […]

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