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12 Heartfelt Books for February

Love is in the air with these books about romance, Valentine’s Day and sweet treats. Explore stories of first crushes, elaborate Valentines and subverting romantic tropes. — By Jennifer Rothschild, Collection Engagement Librarian | Arlington Public Library Picture Books   “Porcupine Cupid” by June Jason, illustrated by Lori Richmond Porcupine …

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Make a Valentine’s Day Heart Garland

Valentine's Day crafting DIY

  I feel strongly that crafting and creating is a win-win for parents and children. If there’s one thing that I learned from being a mom is that kids want nothing more but to spend quality time with you. Add some crafting fun to it, and you’ve created memorable holiday …

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Creating Heart-Healthy Eating Habits for Kids

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  February is American Heart Month. Now is a great time to think about your child’s cardiovascular health. Eating a well-rounded diet, exercising regularly and getting good sleep are all important habits to form as kids and carry into adulthood. By making heart-healthy choices a part of your family’s routine, …

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