Common Reading Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Reading is a challenge for many young children. There are a number of common errors that are made when learning to read, but there are ways to correct them before they become ingrained in your child’s reading. Here are some of the more common reading mistakes, and how you can fix them as soon as […]

How to Improve a Child’s Short-Term Memory

A good short-term memory is a benefit to all who have one. There are ways you can improve your child’s short-term memory. Wouldn’t it be nice to have your child remember what you ask them, instead of having to remind them over and over again of something? With a little bit of work, you can […]

How Does Reading and Play Impact Each Other?

How Does Reading and Play Impact Each Other?   Reading and play are both essential parts of childhood. They are activities which every child needs and has a right to. They also impact each other in a positive way. How does this interaction work, and how can you make it work in your child’s favor? […]

How Does Reading Teach Empathy?

How Does Reading Teach Empathy? Reading and empathy… the two may not sound related at first but when you dig a little deeper, they have a strong connection. Reading, and especially the reading of literary fiction, has been studied and proven to strengthen an individual’s empathy towards others. How does this happen, and what can […]

Tips for Creating a Reading Schedule and Place that Works for Everyone

Teaching your child to read may be one of the most important things you do as a parent. When your child can read, the whole new world opens to them. They will be able to read not only for fun but will understand signs, food labels, and instructions. One of the most important tips for […]

How Do Your Routines Impact Children’s Reading?

No one would argue that reading is one of the most important things we can teach our children. When a child learns to read, a whole new world is opened to them.  When a person can read, they will be able to do more, learn more, and become more than they otherwise would. Your routines […]

It All Starts in Your Child’s Ears

Reading is a skill that every parent wishes for their child to learn. It is something that can be frustrating to teach, however.  There are ways to begin setting a foundation for good reading before you even show your child their first printed word. How is it possible to give your child a good head […]

Why Should We Read to a Child from Birth?

Cultivating a love of reading is one of the most valuable things we can do for our children. The skill of reading will bring benefits that last a lifetime. Reading to your child is something you can do from birth, and many people read to their babies while the babies are still in the womb. […]

Reading from Birth to Age Six

We know that reading is a beneficial activity for all children. From birth, children are designed to enjoy hearing the human language and to try it out themselves. Reading is one of the best ways we can pass language and ideas on to our children. It is also one of the greatest ways a parent […]

Choosing the Right Book to Read

Literature has been mankind’s way of creating a utopia and living with it. The world is filled with imperfections, and books are the only way to map out the creation of a perfect world. Perhaps that is why many great writers referred to them as the best teachers. Novels and stories have been a much-recommended […]