reading

  1. Parenting

    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...
  2. Toddler & 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 with the...
  3. Toddler & 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...
  4. School & Education

    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...
  5. School & Education

    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...
  6. 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...
  7. K-12

    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...
  8. Family Fun

    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...
  9. K-12

    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....
  10. Family Fun

    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...
  11. Family Fun

    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...
  12. Family Fun

    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...
  13. Tips & Advice

    6 Books to help children cope with deployment

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    Books are undeniably a great resource that can give children not only a literary reasoning of a situation, but also an excellent...
  14. Family Fun

    Best Easter books for kids

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    Get ready for Easter by coloring eggs, decorating your home and reading about the history and traditions of the holiday. Teach your...
  15. K-12

    6 Steps to raising a smarter child

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    Encouraging your child to read, ask questions, stay curious and be creative will help foster a lifetime of knowledge gathering.
  16. Tips & Advice

    More than Mommy porn: “Why I read smut”

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    Intrigued by the smutty books you keep hearing about at the salon or on Facebook? Learn why moms just like you are opening up about...
  17. Tips & Advice

    Practicing Gratitude: Rediscovering reading

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    I’ve always had a stack of books on my nightstand. Both fiction and non-fiction titles waited in a neat pile for me to crack their...
  18. Parenting

    Preschool story time: 5 Classic must-reads

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    If you teach your children to love reading at an early age, there’s a good chance they’ll have a hobby for life. Curling up with a...
  19. Parenting

    6 Ways to encourage a love of reading in preschoolers

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    It’s never too early to fall in love with reading. Help your little bookworms develop a lifelong love of reading with these simple...
  20. Tips & Advice

    Mom Blogger Face-off: Have you read Fifty Shades of Grey?

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    Fifty Shades of Grey has become the summer "it" book to read. Do you dare?