Even as adult readers, I know we all have times where we are losing steam when it comes to reading, whether due to life’s distractions or bingeing a series on Netflix. So its not a surprise that sometimes kids can get in a rut too. However, I found this list from Brightly that has some…… Continue reading Pull Your Child Out of a Reading Rut!
My now 9 year old daughter is a reader. She really enjoys it and spends a good chunk of time doing it without me asking her to. So naturally, she’s gotten good at it, has read a lot, and has developed tastes in what she likes and doesn’t like. Now normally this wouldn’t be a…… Continue reading Mother/Daughter Book Club
I was literally in the middle of writing this post about a sort of picture book biography that I just checked out from the library about Dr. Seuss and his writing of The Cat in the Hat. Then, ’cause I can get distracted easily, I saw and read this article on Facebook, and I had to…… Continue reading So I started this post about Dr. Seuss…
Here’s an update… My daughter and I recently finished reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and you can read about our experience here. Now since fantasy isn’t really my genre of choice, I was super excited to be able to say, “We’ve read Harry Potter!” However, my child’s response was, “No mom, we’ve only read…… Continue reading And the HP Obsession Continues…
One of the best ways to teach your kids about different events and holidays is through books. However, instead of your typical, sometimes boring, informational book, I like to try and find books that bring a different perspective. Here are a couple of my favorite finds for President’s Day: Although this may be the only…… Continue reading Some President’s Day Book Alternatives
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and while I’m sure you have your child’s class list ready, along with treats in mind, I’ve been lucky enough to partner with education.com again to share some additional activities that could become part of your child’s Valentine’s (or Valentime’s as one of my favorite characters, Junie B. would say)…… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Fun from Education.com
Reading non-fiction or informational books may not be your first thought when deciding what to grab for your kids’ bedtime read (or you may think that it will send them to sleep faster), but reading a good non-fiction book can be just as entertaining as a story. On one of our recent library trips, I…… Continue reading Need a New Bedtime Read?–Grab a Non-Fiction Book!