In 1954, Laura Ingalls Wilder became the first author to receive the award bearing her own name: the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) first established this award as a way to recognize notable works by U.S. children’s book authors.
Looking to save money for a future kid? Apparently mothers can make that happen by accidentally giving birth while in transit. Just this Monday, a woman gave birth to her baby boy while on a train in busy central Paris.
“Toddlers are born assistants,” says Michaeleen Doucleff with NPR. Earlier this month, she contributed to NPR’s series on “How to Raise a Human” with an article about how to get kids to (willingly) do their chores. The key, she says, lies in that toddler instinct to help.