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This Month's Issue

Let's play! Creating an old-school “playborhood” just one of the seriously fun topics we cover in this issue devoted to all aspects of kids’ play. 

You’ll find out why a play-based curriculum helps the littlest kids learn about perspective, emotional regulation and cooperation. You’ll get excited about the slow rise of European-style adventure playgrounds in the Northwest. And you’ll explore why a little screen time is a good thing and find out what type of video games leverage the power of play most fully.

Play on.

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ParentMap's monthly newsmagazine brings a full menu of parenting nourishment, from the most fascinating research (we call that the broccoli) and news, to get-out-of-the-house-now ideas for adventure and enrichment (the popcorn!).

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Annual Guides

We know that raising kids is the most challenging, interesting, weird and rewarding journey we’ll ever take. That’s why, in addition to ParentMap, we publish ParentMap Baby, our special guide to the best for new parents, and our essential annual resource guides: ParentMap Golden Teddy AwardsParentMap Learning, ParentMap SummerParentMap Family Adventure Guide and the new ParentMap Home Sweet Home.

 

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ParentMap Books

ParentMap Books

ParentMap is excited to announce a growing collection of books on parenting, child development and family fun. Our new titles, Getting to Calm, The Early Years by Laura Kastner Ph.D. and Spare Me 'The Talk'!: A Guy's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Growing Up by Jo Langford are garnering rave reviews. 

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