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nighttime reading with elementary schoolers: make it a date
September 3, 2014 No Comment

nighttime reading with elementary schoolers: make it a date

We’re back in business.  School’s in session, and we’re all ...

what to say when kids make reading mistakes
July 16, 2014 22 comments

what to say when kids make reading mistakes

originally published on 8/5/10 but sharing again because we all need ...

nonfiction reading in the summer: our must-have picks
July 10, 2014 2 comments

nonfiction reading in the summer: our must-have picks

I’ve said this before: June and July are crazy for us ...

getting kids to love reading with a literacy club: LITClub
May 4, 2014 No Comment

getting kids to love reading with a literacy club: LITClub

This post about getting reluctant readers to love reading is written by ...

the ONLY thing parents need to know during read-alouds
April 29, 2014 2 comments

the ONLY thing parents need to know during read-alouds

What should parents know about read-alouds?  What must every read-aloud ...

money poems, money songs: fun ways to teach kids about money
February 10, 2014 4 comments

money poems, money songs: fun ways to teach kids about money

originally published on 5.14.10     Maddy’s been learning about ...

early literacy game for kids: read a word, build a snowman
February 5, 2014 1 comment

early literacy game for kids: read a word, build a snowman

originally published December 20, 2009  We have had a ton ...

10 must-read multicultural children's books
January 27, 2014 7 comments

10 must-read multicultural children’s books

      Today is Multicultural Children’s Book Day, and we ...

books as gifts: holiday ideas for kids
December 20, 2013 No Comment

books as gifts: holiday ideas for kids

    For any occasion, books are my go-to gift. ...