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.
Posts tagged Library
We Both Read: The Best Books For First Time Readers
We Both Read is a series of books where parents and children can read together. It’s a great entry for first time readers to ease in to doing it on their own.
Meet Oliver Jeffers, He Makes Picture Books
[twitter]Let’s be real. Children’s books can suck. My 5 year old is a little slow on the uptake when it comes to reading on his own, so that means we’re the ones that are still…
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.
Oliver Jeffers Writes The Best Children’s Books
Let’s be real. Children’s books can suck. I would rather take my friend’s daughter and 9 of her friends to a Twilight marathon than have to read Robert Munsch‘s Love You Forever before bed time….
Childrens Books That (Don’t) Suck
Admit it. You’ve hidden (thrown out) more than a few of your kids’ favourite books. You took them out to visit your aunt at the farm to play with the Barney DVDs and Old Yeller….
Best Book For First Time Fathers
Be Prepared, A Handbook for the first time father is the male equivalent of what to expect when you’re expecting. It’s everything you need to know for your first baby
Rediscovering The Local Library
In this Amazon one click world we live in, I often find myself buying things I could easily borrow. I instantly buy books like Outliers for me and videos like Max and Ruby for Zacharie….
The Cult Of Mom
[twitter]If you thought Apple Fanboys were off the ledge, you need to get thee to an early morning sing-a-long at your local library. I was lucky enough to find a parking spot outside the play…