Tag: reading

Raising Readers :: 5 Tips for Developing Literacy Skills in Preschoolers

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My firstborn has been a reader all of her life, or at least it seems that way. Before she could actually read, she asked...

5 Books We Are Reading and Loving Right Now

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We love books, and my husband and I love reading with our children and listening to them read to us now that they're old...

Why I Created a Harry Potter Themed Room In My House

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“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good!” My daughter HATES going to sleep. Even at age 8, she will decide bedtime is...

Your Ultimate {Holiday Reading List} for 2020

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The holiday season is upon us and for most moms, our job is to be the creator of all the Christmas fun. From coordinating...

10 Sight Word Games and Activities

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We've made it to September! (Pause for collective sigh of relief!) Whether your kids are learning virtually or face to face, we're back to...

5 Picture Books For Confident Girls

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As a child I was incredibly shy and about as far from confident as a girl can be.  When we found that we were...

From Jo to Marmee: On (Re)reading Little Women as a Mother

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I can still remember the first time I read Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. I was about 9, a voracious reader, and in need...

2020 Reading Goals + Tips [Join Our Dallas Moms Book Club!]

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Happy New Year! Let’s set some goals, shall we? I don’t mean weight loss goals or saving more money. I want to talk about...

Using Photo Books To Get Kids Reading and Writing

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Photo books -- you know, those memory books that you spent hours making after vacations, baby showers, and birthdays, only to have them sit...

Dyslexia Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

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Reading is such an important part of our lives that once you hear the words dyslexia or reading disability, you might start to worry. Will your...

Reading the Same Book for The Hundredth Time? The Benefits of...

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We've all been there. You ask your child to choose a book for reading time and she gives you that book. The one you've...

Putting Down My Phone and Picking Up a Book: The Second...

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Okay, folks. It's already February as I write this, and I've radically changed my outlook for 2019 by going to bed at a responsible...