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6 Fantastic Books That Will Teach Your Kids About Environmental Issues

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Teaching our children about environmental issues is crucial in order for us to be able to continue making a difference in the world. They are the most probably going to be the changemakers after all of this damage that previous generations have made and by highlighting the current problems we are dealing with, they will have a greater understanding about why and how they can look after our planet. But how do you go about teaching them in a simple, safe, yet effective way? One of the ways we have been exploring this as a family is by reading books on environmental topics which are aimed at children and we have found 6 fantastic ones that are perfect for a variety of age groups. Continue reading “6 Fantastic Books That Will Teach Your Kids About Environmental Issues”

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The World’s Most Celebrated Libraries

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There are plenty of unique gifts that make humans stand out from other animals. We’re good at figuring things out, for instance, and have the dexterity to play around and create. But perhaps the best attribute we have is that we’re able to record knowledge and pass it onto future generations. If we didn’t have this skill, then every generation would have to start again — they’d have to go through the process of figuring out how to make, say, vaccines and so on. Instead, that knowledge is transmitted forward, which the next generation can build up. The idea is that the baseline of knowledge and understanding raises each generation, and things can progress. Continue reading “The World’s Most Celebrated Libraries”

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How To Write A Book: 9 Tips And Tricks For New Writers

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Writing a book truly can change your life. It offers the opportunity to discover who you really are and find fame and fortune, not to mention allows you the chance to impact the lives of thousands, if not millions all over the world. Writing can be exciting, fun, and passionate, but by no means is it easy. When it comes to writing your first book, it’s much easier to quit than it is to finish. When your own message begins to bore you or you run out of ideas, you are going to be more than tempted to give up. To help you avoid this eventuality, here are nine helpful tips and tricks on how to write a book. Continue reading “How To Write A Book: 9 Tips And Tricks For New Writers”

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Bath, book and bed?

Supernanny, Jo Frost is launching a new campaign to help the nation get their sleep with her bath, book and bed campaign. This means starting with the kiddie winkles getting their well-needed sleep which will, in turn, lead to adults being able to get to bed at a decent hour. We all know that most parents have sleepless nights and most of us (me definitely!) are not getting as much shut-eye as we need. Continue reading “Bath, book and bed?”

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Writing and Self-Publishing

Self-publishing always seems to sound like the easy way to get your book in print but that certainly is not the case and I am just sitting here thinking how it all looks pretty simple when someone announces that they have written a book and you see the finished product, but what you don’t ever get to see is what goes into it all behind the scenes. So here’s a little insight into what I have had to do, research and learn in order to self-publish my book.

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