How To Teach Kids To Read: Fool-Proof Strategies For Anxious Parents

Pondering how to teach your kid to read a book in the digital age where most children are hooked on to fancy gadgets and interesting kids apps? Well, you are not alone in this struggle. Most parents are finding it a challenge to inculcate the habit of reading among kids. As most children tend to become more drawn towards watching videos or playing online games, parents find it difficult to convince a child to read a book. Remember, technology can also assist and act as an aid to help … [Read more...]

The Benefits Of Reading To Your Child

For many of us, one of our earliest childhood memories is being read to by our parents.  The stories my parents read to me as a child helped shape me into the person I later became, and I credit my own abilities as a writer to being read to at an early age.  As I got older, I began begging my father to take me to the local bookstore so that I could pick out whichever book I wanted. I would spend hours sitting Indian style in the children’s section of the store, a stack of books next to me, … [Read more...]

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...]

‘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...]

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...]

Tidy Books Kid’s Bookshelf Review & Giveaway

If you are a parent you know that reading is extremely important for your child.  The sooner you start reading to your children, the better.  For us, we started reading to Riley the day we got home.  Our voices soothed her when she was upset.  She is now two (where in the world does the time go??) and she absolutely adores books!  We probably read 10 different books a day on any given day.  Seeing her point at pictures and saying "dog" or "kitty" or if I ask her where Elmo's nose is and she … [Read more...]