This is the week… Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children opens in theaters everywhere this Friday, September 30th. My teen is especially excited to see this movie but first she is planning to read the book. One lucky reader will win a copy of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children novel and a […]
Our entire family loves to color. There is just something so relaxing about coloring or doodling. I used to color with my daughter in crayons when she spent days in the hospital. We would finish off an entire children’s coloring book. Each visitor that came to see her had to color her a picture to […]
Kids are heading back to school which means finding creative ways to encourage learning and reading. What better way to encourage kids to read than with some of their favorite snacks? Put together a reading basket for your child’s classroom.
Noah has struggled with reading but one great way to encourage him has been reading chapter books together. We take turns reading each chapter or he reads a book that is on his reading level and I read a different story at bedtime. Although many parents do this when their children are younger, they forget […]
My son was a late reader. He struggled with reading and therefore had the belief that he hated it. It was a battle to get him to read daily. However, his favorite pastime activity is playing video games on Xbox 360 or various apps on his iPod or my iPad. Which worked out great when we […]
My teen daughter and I have started a new summer reading challenge. Our goal is to read all of the novels written by Nicholas Sparks by the end of this summer. Nicholas Sparks has been one of her favorite authors for years now. Although I had not previously read his books, I always loved the […]