October 22, 2014

Books that Get Boys Excited About Reading

Books to get boys reading

Reading is something I'm passionate about and before I even became a mother I knew that was something I wanted to share with my kids. My oldest three children are boys though and that comes with a few challenges. Nationally, boys consistently test lower than girls on reading assessments. The … [Read more...]

10 Books to Teach your Kids about The First Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a great time to teach kids about the origins of the holiday. We have a collection of Thanksgiving books that we have enjoyed over the years and we try and find a new favorite every year. Reading historical facts in story form is a great way to learn and helps kids develop a passion … [Read more...]

Best Books for Early Readers

best books for early readers

One of the things that I am most proud of is the fact that I’ve been able to be the one to teach all 3 of my boys how to read. It’s been such a joy to watch as they grasped each concept that took them closer to becoming a reader and now I’m thrilled to death when I find my 10 year old hiding under … [Read more...]

Preschool Printable: Ice-Cream Alphabet Matching Game

Preschool Alphabet Matching Game

Learning to read is one of the most exciting parts of childhood. One of the things that I'm the most proud of is that I've been able to be the one to teach my 3 boys to read. They always struggled with it in the beginning but once it "clicked" they were so proud of themselves and it opened up an … [Read more...]

5 Books you Can Sing to your Preschooler

Books to sing to your preschooler

Books are wonderful magical things. I love to read and I've tried my hardest to share my love of reading with my kids. Part of that is selfish -- if they love to read I know I'll get more reading time in for myself, whether that's reading on my own or to them (I have no problem diving into a YA or … [Read more...]