Why Reading to Children is So Important


What’s the most important trait you’d like to develop in your child? If you’re like most parents, intelligence is probably at the top of your list. We all want bright, smart children, which is why we spend so much time choosing the right schools and making sure teachers are exceeding expectations. … [Read more...]

Sunday’s Story Surprise


As a parent, you want only the best for your children, and in this mom's opinion, reading to your children is one of the most important things you can do from an early age. It's right up there with keeping them safe from harm and providing for their basic needs such as food and water, clothing and … [Read more...]

Old Books, New Readers

I wrote a previous post about the difficulty many parents have in clearing out their children's bookshelves. Books seem to pile up. We stack them in double rows, on the floor, on radiators  anywhere to keep some sense of order in the house. Previously, I suggested throwing book swap parties or … [Read more...]

The Joys of Old Books

I love reading to my kids. But I sometimes worry that it's turning me into a curmudgeon before my time  like one of those guys you see on the corner of Broadway, ranting incoherently about the good old days. It isn't that I don't like many of the new books published today. For instance, my … [Read more...]