5 Tips to Help your Child Become a Better Reader

Find out how you can help children read better in 5 easy ways! As parents, we want to help improve our child’s educational experience so they can be more successful in school.  Being a good reader is essential and can play an important role in their entire lives.  One study found that how well a 7-year-old reads can predict their income 35 years later! But how do we get our kids interested in reading and help them improve their skills?  These tips will help get your kids excited about … [Read more...]

Planting a Rainbow By Lois Ehlert Craft Ideas for Kids

In the children’s book Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert, children are taken through the colorful world of gardens. Ehlert’s book shows how a rainbow can be right at your fingertips when you plant a garden of your own, as flowers and plants come in all shades and hues. Planting a Rainbow By Lois Ehlert Craft Ideas for Kids Here are a few kids crafts based on the book Planting a Rainbow, perfect for helping you dive a little deeper into the text and extend the learning. Here is the first … [Read more...]

Series Fiction Is Becoming A Popular Pillar Of The Literary Industry

Are you interested in modern fiction? Have you ever wondered if there is an "easy way" to circumvent the usual years of "starving artist" status? If you are a writer who is looking to break into the industry on the back of a major new trend, series fiction is an avenue well worth investigating. While there are no guarantees in this or any other business, it does seem that becoming the creator of a successful literary series is an excellent way to break through to the top of an overcrowded … [Read more...]

‘SEER: The Ghosts of Gray Fable’ by Eli Bloom Book Blast

Fifteen-year-old Grace “Gray” Fable can speak to the dead. When her dad moves from Los Angeles to be with his mysterious girlfriend, Gray must attend notorious Willowbrook High School, the scene of a mass shooting five years earlier. When she meets the ghosts of those who died that tragic day – including the school shooter himself – she must uncover a dark secret to lay the victims to rest, and find peace for their families before it’s too late to stop another tragedy. A YA Supernatural … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Washi Tape Bookmark

Do you love books? Flipping through the pages of a story and escaping your reality for the pages of a good book? If you said yes, than this Easy DIY Washi Tape Bookmark is for you! I am always losing my bookmarks so to be able to make them on the spot makes my life so much easier! Being the avid reader I am, it is always nice to have a collection of bookmarks. I am always losing them or leaving them in other books. It's horrible. Well enough is enough! This Easy DIY Washi Tape Bookmark has … [Read more...]

28 Valentine’s Books For Kids #EntertainmentHOP

Valentine's Day will soon be upon us! I love reading holiday books to my daughter. Here are 28 great books for kids to get into the Valentine's spirit! Pete the Cat: Valentine's Day Is Cool Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse! My Fuzzy Valentine (Sesame Street) Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart Day It Rained Hearts Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Minnie's Valentine Hug Time Happy Valentine's Day, Curious George The Valentine Star (The Kids of the Polk Street School) The Biggest … [Read more...]

Join the 20/20 Reading Challenge With LeapFrog!

Reading is one of the most important things in life, especially for children. I'm so lucky that we instilled a love of reading in our daughter, Riley, from the time she was born and she loves to read now at almost 4 years of age. Did you know that March is National Reading Month? I have a great challenge to let you all know about - the 20/20 Reading Challenge. LeapFrog has partnered with Kristi Yamaguchi's non-profit Always Dream Foundation to donate 20 books to the foundation's under-served … [Read more...]