This past year, my husband and I had the pleasure of taking our children on a two-week cross-country trip.
Tips to help cultivate a love of literacy in your home
As the kids get older, begin asking them their opinions about the stories they are reading. Have them predict what will happen next and what they believe motivated the author to write the story.
We all remember homework. Some of us spent time in our rooms reading through pages, then couldn’t remember what was important enough to be on a test. Or, we worried about what the word “study” meant and panicked.
The first year of Baby’s life is one of the most exciting—and stressful—times for a parent. They have so many adjustments to make, worries to quell and learning to do.
When your kids ask you if they can have a lemonade stand today, do you give a tired sigh in anticipation of all the work required? Me, too. So when my kids suggested doing a lemonade stand in our yard recently, I first blamed public television for putting the idea in their heads. But I soon reluctantly agreed, and we were on our way to several whole days of fun and—don’t tell my kids this part—learning.