Let’s face is…we live in an extremely fast paced and competitive society. Children have more going against them in this present day and age than ever before. However, I believe that by helping your children become successful readers, as well as lifelong learners, you will be imparting some of the most amazing gifts you can ever give to your kids!
If Your Child Doesn’t Like to Read Books… Why Not Try Magazines?
Hi there! Welcome back:) I’m so glad you’re here! If you’re in need of some other options for reading materials for your kids, you’ve come to the right place. I would love to share with you some of the best children’s magazines for kids, ages 12 and under, that have inspired my kids to want to read more than ever! Some of them even enjoy magazines much more than books, believe it or not!
Now that summer is here, many parents are faced with the issue of what they should do with their kids. A great majority of my tutoring clients have been asking, “What should I do to ensure that my kids keep learning for the next few months?” I would love to share with you some ideas for some of the best summer learning activities, that will not only help your child avoid forgetting what he/she just learned, but will also, hopefully, help retain or enhance many of the skills that they have learned over the past year.
Want to Know a Secret? There Are Ways to Motivate and Keep Your Child Engaged While Reading!
Helping your child to become motivated and stay engaged in reading is one of the biggest challenges that many parents and caregivers face today. I know this because I hear this pretty much on a daily basis from my clients, as well as from people I meet who have children who just can’t seem to get interested in books.
In a previous post, I talked about the importance of giving the younger children a firm foundation in reading. Reading is pretty much at the heart of everything we do in life. I also shared with you some of my favorite children’s books. I chose these books based on almost 31 years of teaching experience, and the books I have seen kids read over and over again!