Tag Archives: reading

The FUNdamentals: Identifying Letters and Sounds

As a former teacher,  I strive to incorporate simple learning activities into daily play with my four-year-old twins.  The trick…

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Why I Love Our Local Library

I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for over five years, so to say there’s been days that we HAD to get…

5 Things Every Mom Should Do Before Baby’s First Birthday

If you’re like me, you are still in the throes of middle-of-the-night feedings, lots of diaper changes and an extra…

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3 of my Favorite Things (for Kids)

What are your favorite things for kids? I always love when people share their favorite things. I love recommendations of…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Read Aloud to Your Children

I’ve always liked to read books. From my younger days of hoarding Sweet Valley High Twins and Baby-Sitters Club books…

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Making the Most of Bedtime Stories

In my former life as a kindergarten and 1st grade teacher, I stressed the importance of reading at home to all…

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A Tale of Two Reading Lists

My 5-year-old daughter and I have different tastes in books we love reading. It’s not hard to see why. She’s…

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Thursday Three: Children’s Christmas Books Worth Reading

Looking for some books to snuggle up with around the Christmas tree this year? In our house every holiday season, I set…

My Self-Imposed Technology Vacation

Technology has grown into an increasingly significant component of my life and my family’s life. We have a Nook tablet, two…

Thursday Three: Things Moms Should Do For Themselves

Moms are often the most selfless people you will ever meet. They give up their careers to stay home with…