May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day and #Essentia Health wants to Help

**Shared with permission from Essentia Health of Brainerd It may seem like a simple concept, but washing your hands really is one of the best ways to stay healthy.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), handwashing reduces the number of diarrhea cases by a third, and the number of colds and other respiratory… Continue Reading May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day and #Essentia Health wants to Help

What is your FAVORITE #DiverseKidLit Book for Kids? Share your Fav HERE

Our theme for #DiverseKidLit in April is Favorites. Please consider sharing diverse books and resources that support love and families. (As always, the theme is only a suggestion. Diverse posts on alternate topics are always welcome.) Thank you SO much to everyone who participated in Monday’s #diversekidlit  Twitter chat! We had a wonderful conversation with a great community.… Continue Reading What is your FAVORITE #DiverseKidLit Book for Kids? Share your Fav HERE

Girls and Science-It’s a Thing #ReadYourWorld #sciencemarch

On April 22, people all over the world will March for Science. Will you be one? At first I was a little puzzled why anyone would be marching for this. Was it a protest? Then the more I read, the more I was intrigued. Basically #ScienceMarch is held across the US on Earth Day as… Continue Reading Girls and Science-It’s a Thing #ReadYourWorld #sciencemarch

April showers bring…BOOKS! Time for the #DiverseKidLit Linkup

__ Our theme for #DiverseKidLit in April is Favorites. Please consider sharing diverse books and resources that support love and families. (As always, the theme is only a suggestion. Diverse posts on alternate topics are always welcome.) Exciting News! Becker’s School Supplies has offered a fabulous prize for participating in our upcoming #diversekidlit Twitter chat on Monday,… Continue Reading April showers bring…BOOKS! Time for the #DiverseKidLit Linkup

A Fast-Paced #YA Fantasy Book from a very interesting Minnesota Author

Growing up I loved. Tales of this country vet who roamed the Yorkshire Dales back in the 40’s and 50s, treating every patient that came his way from smallest to largest, and observing animals and humans alike with his keen, loving eye made ME want to be a veterinarian when I grew up. But I… Continue Reading A Fast-Paced #YA Fantasy Book from a very interesting Minnesota Author