Here’s a list of books to add to your summer reading list. I’m going to up the ante a bit this summer by having a reading club contest with my kids!
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Stopping Summer Slide With A Reading Challenge For My Kids
I set a simple reading challenge for my kids: read a book, do a book report, get paid. It’s my simple way to stop summer slide this year.
Back In The USSR
Did you have USSR in elementary school? That’s what my teachers called silent reading sessions, lately I’ve been having them with my son.
“Daddy, I Want To Make A Small Book With 8 Pages”
Charlie’s creativity and inspiration knows no bounds. Today he randomly asked for help to write a small book about birds. This is that.
Family Literacy Day: How To Help Your Child With Reading And Spelling
Family Literacy Day is a great time to celebrate a love of books. If your child is struggling with reading and spelling, check out these ideas to help.
The One Where I Want My Son To Pursue My Olympic Dreams
I wish I would have been an Olympic athlete growing up. I really do. It’s my one regret. With the new book, Lucy Tries Luge, I hope my sons will have a love of amateur sport and, one day, take my Olympic Dream and run with it.
The Day Grover Won The Internet
[twitter]The thing I love most about my kids watching Sesame Street is that is what I grew up on. Flipping through classic episodes on Netflix brings back the nostalgia as each vignette helps count to…
THEY’VE GOT MAIL: 18 SUBSCRIPTIONS YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE
Here’s a list of 18 magazine subscriptions for kids that will have them leaping to check the mail each week and diving deeper into stories of things they love.
10 Nursery Rhymes Parents Won’t Read
Hansel and Gretel’s storyline about two abandoned kids is thought likely to scare children. Jack and the Beanstalk was deemed too ‘unrealistic’. Gingerbread Man had parents uncomfortable explaining gingerbread man gets eaten by fox.
Bedtime Stories 2.0: Goodnight iPad
I keep writing articles about unplugging and experiencing life because I need to remind myself to do it. I play with the iPhone at the park. I will excuse myself at dinner to go to…