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Monster Hats: An Interview with Children’s Author Catherine Dawgert

Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Catherine Dawgert Shares the Stories Behind her Picture Books Author and illustrator Catherine Dawgert with husband Chad and dog Stella. If you are willing to look at the world a little off-center, sometimes as children

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Free-Range Parenting

I recently read an opinion piece in the New York Times making the case for Free-Range Parenting. This struck me as strange, the need to assign a label to a parenting style that I was very familiar with. Like many parents

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Doodling. Fun to Say and, er, Doodle

For all that we produce masterfully illustrated children’s books, I personally have the drawing skills of a dull pencil. But I’m not one to let a little thing like skill get in the way of fun, especially when it comes

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Cheese and Pickle Parenting

Strange how parenting styles are influenced by events in my past. Including when I was single. And overseas. And hungry. Many years ago when visiting family friends outside of London, the mom offered me a cheese and pickle sandwich. As a

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Books? Seriously?

After introducing Woodland Way to the world, the response has been wonderful. Friends and family, of course, have been wonderfully supportive of our kids books. And now as we expand our horizons and start seeing customers from around the country

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Reading Into Things

A recent research study released by Common Sense Media reveals that our kids aren’t reading enough. Whether it’s because we’re too busy running around (see my thoughts on that here), they’re too busy watching some sort of screen, or both, it

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Slow Down, Parents. We Have Time.

While have our garage door repaired, the technician said we should get a solid 10,000 opens out of the new spring he installed. That seemed like a lot, until I started adding up the number of times we’re in and

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