Reading Aloud to Children: 6 Reasons to Keep Reading Aloud to Your Big Kid

Reading aloud to children is a wonderful bonding and learning experience, and in many homes it is commonplace. Many parents can remember re-reading the same book over and over night after night to their eager toddlers. Then we move on to more complicated picture books and early novels, and then our children learn to read … More Reading Aloud to Children: 6 Reasons to Keep Reading Aloud to Your Big Kid

Best Books for Toddler Boys and Girls Who Are Wiggly During Story Time

  When my children were babies and early toddlers, we’d read piles of board books every morning after breakfast. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Owl’s Night, and I Am a Bunny were just a few of the best board books for toddlers. My kiddos would pull book after book off the shelf and hand them … More Best Books for Toddler Boys and Girls Who Are Wiggly During Story Time

Screen Time vs. Reading Time and What Type of Screen Time Is Best for Kids

  We’ve all been told about the importance of reading to children and we’ve all been warned against screen time for babies. We probably all know the American Academy of Pediatrics screen time recommendations—no screen time for babies and no more than two hours per day for older children. Of course, we have also all … More Screen Time vs. Reading Time and What Type of Screen Time Is Best for Kids