Tag: reading

5 Inspiring YA Books to Read with Your Teen

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5 inspiring YA books to read with your teen. All feature main characters with marginalized identities. Multiple genres included.

4.12 Why Can’t These Kids Read?

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In this episode, we chat about kids having accidents at school, wild Christmas gift requests, and wanting to walk everywhere. Then we talk about reading...

A Case for Audiobooks: Audiobooks Are Perfect for Busy Moms

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June is Audiobook month! If you happen to listen to our Burning for Bridgerton or But the Book Was Better podcasts, you have probably...

The One Simple Thing I Do to Get My Kids to...

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I’ve heard it said, kids are terrible at doing what we say, but experts at copying what we do. In my experience, it couldn’t...

My 10 Favorite Books to Read Aloud with My Kids this...

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As we head deeper into winter and extended time at home, it seems like a great time to share what I think are the...

Distance Learning for Preschoolers: What Does My Child Really Need?

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With the current shutdown of schools, including preschools, in Vermont for the remainder of the year, I’ve seen many parents say, “I know what to do...

Books Parents Hate: In Defense of Captain Underpants and Others

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Many books have been controversial over the years and some have even been banned from libraries. Such classics as The Great Gatsby, The Adventures...

My Child Needs A Reading Tutor. Who Cares?

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Oooh, that’s too bad she needs a reading tutor. No. No, it isn’t. That, my friends, is the exact response I have given to several...

Self Care Isn’t Selfish. It Makes Me the Best Mom I...

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Self care is such an important component of anyone’s daily routine. Once you become a mom, however, it can be really hard to find...

Board Books: Our Family’s Favorites and Why We Love Them

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It’s been scientifically proven that reading to babies at early ages encourages cognitive and language development. It is never too soon to start reading...

Book review: Rosie and Friends One-Of-A-Kindness

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{Disclaimer: We are working with Helen Hipp/Rosie the Hippo to review her new book: Rosie and Friends One-Of-A-Kindness. All opinions are ours alone.} Back to...

Audiobooks and How They Made Me Love to Read Again

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I don’t know when I stopped being able to read. Don’t get me wrong, I can physically read- I’m in the last semester of Nursing...

How to Help Your Kids Learn to Love Books at All...

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Who doesn’t want their kids to love books?  Right now, my 18 month old daughter is a champ at reading board books over and over...

Reading Aloud to Our Preschooler: Adventures in Chapter Books

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When my husband went back to work after the birth of our second child, I began to wonder whose idea this whole ‘second child...