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National Survey Reveals 62% of Kids Think Parents Are Too Distracted to Listen

Columbus, OH
October 8, 2014

A majority of kids (62 percent) say their parents are distracted when kids are trying to talk to them, according to Highlights magazine’s 2014 State of the Kid survey results, an annual survey that gives children ages 6 to12 a national platform to share their thoughts and feelings about major issues. For the sixth annual State of the Kid survey, Highlights polled 1,521 children – including both Highlights readers and non-readers – to gain their insights on parental distractions, school, and extracurricular activities.

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Highlights for Children, Inc. Introduces Let’s Grow

Columbus, OH
August 24, 2014
New monthly series helps parents and babies celebrate everyday joys

For parents, everyday moments spent with their babies—whether strolling through the park, splashing in the bath tub or sharing a story at bedtime—are times to treasure. Today, Highlights for Children, the leading family media brand and publisher of the most-read children’s magazines in North America, announces the launch of Highlights Let’s Grow, a unique series created to help parents celebrate the joys of everyday life with baby.

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Highlights for Children Launches ‘I Was a Highlights Kid’

Columbus, OH
July 21, 2014
Facebook-based Campaign Invites Fans to Celebrate and Share Nostalgic Memories

For millions of Americans, the mention of Highlights magazine evokes fond childhood memories of  hours spent reading stories and poems, laughing along with The Timbertoes and Goofus and Gallant,  or intently searching the Hidden Pictures puzzles for the concealed items. Generations of children were raised with Highlights magazine.  Today, Highlights for Children is inviting those grown-up kids to share their memories as part of “I Was a Highlights Kid,” a  new Facebook-based social media campaign filled with fun, interactive activities that celebrate the nostalgia of Highlights magazine. 

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Highlights for Children, Inc. Announces Marie O’Neill as Creative Director of Editorial

Columbus, OH
July 8, 2014
O’Neill brings extensive experience in publishing to lead the artistic direction of Highlights’ products

Highlights for Children today announces that it has appointed Marie O’Neill as Creative Director of Editorial. In this newly created role, O’Neill will lead the overall design sensibility for all children’s products published or licensed under the Highlights brand and its imprints, including all three Highlights magazines, kids’ websites, retail products, and books.

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Highlights for Children, Inc. supports American Academy of Pediatrics new recommendation to read aloud to children from birth

Columbus, OH
June 27, 2014

Highlights for Children, Inc., the leading family media brand and publisher of the most-read children’s magazines in North America, today announces its support of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) new policy announcement about reading to children from birth. The AAP’s recommendation, which was released on Tuesday, aligns with Highlights’ long-standing position on early childhood literacy.

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Highlights Magazine Joins Providence Talks Effort

Providence, RI
June 10, 2014
Will contribute 7,500 magazines and books

Mayor Angel Taveras today announced that Highlights for Children, Inc, the leading family media brand and publisher of the best-read children’s magazines in North America, will donate 7,500 magazines and books to Providence Talks this year. The materials to be donated include Highlights Hello magazines, designed for children ages 0-2, as well as other baby books and materials to support parents in reading to their babies.

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