Giveaway: Teach your Children to Read with Alpha-Phonics


One of the things I’m most proud of is the fact that I’ve been the one to teach my boys to read (and it’s a milestone I look forward to with my daughter down the road). Alpha-Phonics has offered to give one lucky Busy Mommy Media reader the Alpha-Phonics Primer, Companion Workbook, and Companion Reader Set!

Best Books for Early Readers


I’m sharing my top book picks for early readers on the Right Start Blog this week. I’d love it if you could stop by and visit. If you have any favorites that I missed, feel free to add them in the comments!

Preschool Printable: Ice-Cream Alphabet Matching Game

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I’ve found the best way to teach early reading skills is with games. Young preschoolers may not be ready to sit for a reading lesson but they are always up for a game. This fun matching game helps preschoolers practice early literacy skills and take the first steps towards reading.

Is Homeschooling a Preschooler for You?


We are going into our 4th year of homeschooling this year (after a little back and forth dance with public school) and I’ve been thinking about how we got started. I was not brave enough to skip that first day of kindergarten but our homeschooling journey actually began by doing preschool at home.

KinderCare Back-to-School Sweepstakes


KinderCare’s first ever Back-to-School sweepstakes will award five lucky families a scholarship for one calendar year of free tuition for one child at a KinderCare or Knowledge Beginnings Center.