4 QUICK REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO READ TO CHILDREN EVERY DAY

I’ve never been much of a reader. I don’t remember having been read to as a child.  I do remember going through school and if there was a book that we had to read for a project,  I watched the movie and just hoped that that was good enough.There have been the odd time in […]

Helping Kids Through The Emotional Change Of Starting Big School

With my son starting kindy next week (eek) I’ve found myself pondering all the changes that he’s about to go through. No more eating and grazing whenever he feels hungry. No more free play and run of the nature enriched playground. No more digging in mud and climbing trees barefoot. No more sleeping in until […]

4 Signs Kids Are Ready to Read

4 Signs Kids Are Ready to Read It’s a major milestone that many parents look forward to – The day their child speaks their first word. Then, language accelerates at a breakneck pace as toddlers begin to form two to four word sentences between one to two years of age. To continue developing the language […]

Why Everyone Should be Reading Regularly

Why Everyone Should be Reading Regularly Reading can make you a better person in more ways than one. And not just the typical reading you do on a daily basis like checking emails or browsing through your feed but the kind that is thought-provoking and engrossing. Committing only a small part of your day to […]

How Reading Can Calm Your Child’s Mind

How Reading Can Calm Your Child’s Mind Parents have been reading bedtime stories to their children for generations, and now it’s known that this activity has many benefits, including quieting the child’s mind. Reading to children on the autism spectrum, those with disabilities, anxiety or depression, or other mental health challenges can help to calm […]

How to Make Reading Fun and Engaging For Your Child

How to Make Reading Fun and Engaging For Your Child There’s no doubting the value of reading. Many successful entrepreneurs including Bill Gates credit it as a key reason for their success. Gates said, “Every book teaches me something new or helps me see things differently. Reading fuels a sense of curiosity about the world, […]