reading

  1. Family Fun

    7 Ways to teach your kids storytelling

    Storytelling is a great skill to teach to kids. It helps improve their language skills, instills a love of reading and stirs their...
  2. Children's School & Education

    Teaching your homeschooler to read

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    In my 10 or so years of homeschooling, there have been some great accomplishments and some epic fails. My greatest accomplishment to...
  3. Child Development & Health

    Empower your kids through personalized books

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    We have all seen different types of personalized books that put your children's names (and things about them) within a story. Some...
  4. Children's School & Education

    Chapter books for boys

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    Reading chapter books is a great way to get children to use their imaginations and to develop their vocabulary. There are so many...
  5. School Age Kids

    Unique ways to get your child reading

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    This school year, your child will be expected to practice reading at home. If your child struggles with spending quality time with...
  6. School Age Kids

    Encourage your child’s creative writing

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    With homework and busy schedules, how do you make time for writing practice? To truly encourage your kid's creative writing, avoid...
  7. Entertainment

    Our favorite bio reads for women by women

    Have you checked every book off your reading list and are looking for something new? Here are some of our favorite bio reads for...
  8. Parenting

    6 Ways to boost your baby's vocabulary

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    Even the most well-intentioned parents may not know how important it is to build their babies' vocabulary during the first few years...
  9. Tweens, Teens & College

    Is teen fiction getting too racy?

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    Does your teen love to read? Raising a reader often means that by the time she’s a teen you are scrambling for content that’s not...
  10. Preschoolers

    5 Tips to build strong readers

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    When teaching children to read, parents can lay the foundation for future academic success and a life-long love of reading....
  11. Preschoolers

    Best iPad apps for learning to read

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    iPads are fun, but they can also be amazingly educational too. Get your child on the road to reading with these fabulously fun...
  12. Studying & Making the Grade

    Best chapter books to excite young readers

    Unlike the storybooks on which young readers cut their teeth (perhaps literally), chapter books contain fewer illustrations and are...
  13. Studying & Making the Grade

    8 Ways to encourage reluctant readers

    Reading habits established early in a child's life will continue into adulthood, and children who learn to enjoy reading usually...
  14. Décor & Style

    Study savvy: Bloggers share their best book nooks

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    Turn wasted space in your home into the perfect book nook. Bloggers share their book nooks for awesome ideas to DIY your kiddo's new...
  15. School Age Kids

    Educational games for summer reading

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    Summer reading doesn’t have to be exclusively on paper. Discover great reading games that boost kids' reading power over the summer....
  16. Crafts

    5 Crafts inspired by favorite children's books

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    Early literacy is so important for little ones. Help your child's favorite book come to life and encourage your child's love of...
  17. School Age Kids

    Gross books that little kids really love

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    When it comes to the early reading set, complicated plots aren’t very important. Pee jokes and boogers? Those are very important....
  18. Family Activities

    Board books for the artsy mom and curious toddler

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    Tired of Dr. Seuss, Elmo and Pooh? You can teach your child to appreciate the fine arts of painting and literature with this roundup...
  19. Family Activities

    Celebrate National Library Week

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    National Library Week takes place every April to celebrate our country's libraries, librarians and to promote library use. Encourage...
  20. Family Activities

    Celebrate our librarians, one book at a time

    New York City children’s librarian Thea Taube found an American Girl doll in the office several years ago. Her idea? Lend the doll...