The Value of Reading Books Repetitively

The Value of Reading Books Repetitively

I was recently asked by a parent, “Is it better to read the same books over and over to my child or different ones?”. My answer? “Both”! Here’s why. As I explained to this parent, who happened to have a toddler, reading the same books...
Easy Snack Ideas that Teach Kids ABC’s.

Easy Snack Ideas that Teach Kids ABC’s.

As a toddler mom, I know that much of the day is spent on snacks – choosing them, buying them, and feeding them to your kids. What if we used snack time as a teachable moment? With a little planning (and hopefully some help from your little one!) you can add...
Teaching Your Child to Spell their Name: 5 Fun Ways

Teaching Your Child to Spell their Name: 5 Fun Ways

You hear your little one singing the ABC’s in the backseat of the car and you smile – they’ve finally mastered it! Now what? Where do you go from here? One of the first recommended spelling skills on many preschool checklists is for your child to...
2021 Reading Resolutions to Make with Your Kids

2021 Reading Resolutions to Make with Your Kids

Happy New Year! 2021 is here and so is the time to make New Years Resolutions. Whether you’re a firm believer in making resolutions or not, coming up with some yearly goals for your family can be a great way to start the year. It’s never too early (or too...
Fun Ways to Ring in the New Year with Kids

Fun Ways to Ring in the New Year with Kids

Many of us are looking forward to ringing in a new year more than ever! 2020 sure was one for the books. It’s been a year of staying at home, and if you’re planning to spend New Years Eve at home as well, here are the best kid-friendly activities to help...