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About Genine Babakian

I love a good story, whether I'm reading, writing or telling them. I've made my living by the pen for more decades than I care to admit, working as a journalist and an editor for the U.N. and international organizations. A mother of three, I love bedtime, when I get to read with my children.

Three Billy Goats Gruff Review on the theiphonemom.com

By |January 14th, 2016|Reviews|

By Monica, the iphone mom. As a parent I have found that one of the most difficult and heartbreaking lessons to teach my children are social experiences that come from playing with other children. Whether it is at school on the playground or out and about in the neighborhood, it seems like there is always that [...]

Reclaiming Childhood through Imaginative Play

By |August 6th, 2015|Parent-Child|

Children today spend far more time in structured activities and far less time exploring and engaging in good, old-fashioned make believe. Yet research shows that imaginative play helps children develop a wide range of critical skills, including self-control. Looking for that inspiration to spark your child’s imagination? Then try reading fairy tales.  These classic books [...]

Moscow Alice Exhibit

By |July 31st, 2015|In case you missed it|

In a year marked by Alice in Wonderland celebrations, an exhibit in Moscow commemorating 150 years of the Lewis Carroll classic stands out.   The 500-square meter exhibit allows visitors to fall down the rabbit hole, as Alice first did, and become a part of the story. Visitors pass through the seven-meter mirror [...]

The Bedtime Solution – Choosing bedtime stories for the kids. All your kids.

By |July 30th, 2015|Bedtime Stories. About|

Is getting your children off to bed a challenge? Do they clamor for attention and insist it is their turn to hear a bedtime story? PonyApps fairy tales can help turn the bedtime chaos into happily ever after for all. During the daylight hours, raising children who are close in age can be a great [...]