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Kaitlin Scirri

Writer and Editor

Buffalo, NY

Kaitlin Scirri

I am a writer and editor with a B.A. in Writing from SUNY Buffalo State. I am a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. My first children's book was published in January 2018 by Cavendish Square Publishing.

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Is your child getting enough sleep?

An all-too-familiar struggle for parents is that of bedtime. It can be so hard to get your kids to turn off the electronics, put the toys away, and settle down for a good night’s sleep. It can be tempting to let your kids stay up “just a few more minutes.”. But, according to the National Sleep Foundation, missing just 30 to 60 minutes of recommended sleep can have adverse effects on kids.
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When Is the Best Time for a Child to Learn a Second Language?

We live in a global community, with electronics and the internet connecting us more closely than ever before. Our communities are no longer contained within neighborhoods or cities but consist of millions of people throughout our country and countries all over the world. Foreign language skills are more important now than they’ve ever been before.
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Benefits of K-8 Schools

When considering where to enroll your children for school, you will likely be faced with the decision of public vs. private schools. While each have their benefits, we’d like to highlight for you one of the key benefits of choosing a private Catholic school like Saint Cecelia. Saint Cecelia is a K-8 school, meaning students continue in the same school from kindergarten until eighth grade when they are ready to transition to high school.
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Inspirational & Motivational Team Names for Work, Youth Groups, etc

Choosing a motivational team name for your work group can be a fun way to get everyone into the team spirit. Motivational team names and inspirational team names can boost morale and help foster a teamwork mentality. In this article, we’ll tell you what to consider when choosing a team name and provide some ready-to-use team names to help get your creative juices flowing.
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Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

With summer comes a lot of excitement including warm weather, outdoor activities, and family vacations. But for parents, it can also come with worry over summer learning loss for your child. These concerns are not unfounded as studies show that on average students lose two months of reading skills and over two months of math skills during summer vacation.
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Why do we celebrate July 4th?

Using Books to Help Children Understand This Important National Holiday. The Fourth of July is an exciting time of year. The celebration brings with it warm weather, parades, barbecues, and fireworks as we celebrate our nation’s Independence Day. It also provides a wonderful opportunity to share with your child about why we celebrate every July.
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Where to Buy Bread Bowls for Soup: Sourdough, etc (Whole Foods…)

From tasty dips to snack on during the football game to hot soup for dinner, bread bowls are a food staple in many household pantries. But where can you buy bread bowls? Are they only available at bakeries, or do grocery stores also stock them? In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about buying bread bowls, including where to buy them in-store and online.

About

Kaitlin Scirri

After years of working in a professional customer service environment, I decided to go back to school in pursuit of a degree in the field I am most passionate about. In May 2017, I received my B.A. in Writing from SUNY Buffalo State. I am a published author, and I have experience in freelance writing across a variety of industries. I also blog, review books, and offer writing and editing services on my website, KaitsBookshelf.com. Please feel free to connect should you have a need for a writer, editor, or to talk about books!