Getting kids to read under the covers

We are really lucky that our kids have all inherited my love of reading. I know this. I embrace it and encourage it. I also know that for many kids, reading under the covers (or anywhere, for that matter, isn't appealing at all. For those kids, and those who like to read under the covers, ...

7 Ways to Keep Your Child Reading This Summer

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Now that school is out and summer is here, it is more important than ever to keep your child in the habit of reading. Reading for at least 20 minutes a day will help your child practice the skills of word decoding and comprehension, both essential skills when moving on to the next grade level. ...

The Scholastic Store-Great Books at Great Prices #Giveaway 3 Prize Pack Winners!

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I have a lot of love for books.  Fiction, non fiction, it doesn't matter.  Children's books are no exception.  I love them.  I am happy to say that my kids love them.  I love sharing books with them, and discovering new stories to share, rhymes to recite over and over again.  The Scholastic Store has ...

American Girl: Cécile & Marie-Grace Boxed Set (Giveaway)

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In August, American Girl introduced us to Cecile and Marie-Grace, two friends that I fell in love with instantly, and have been enjoying reading about with my oldest ever since.  The girls are from New Orleans circa 1853 and while they are from different walks of life, the stories of their friendship bond them together.  ...

TD Bank Summer Reading Program-FREE $10 for kids!

Just read 10 books with your child (or have them read) over the summer, bring this form in to TD Bank, and they will deposit $10 into your child's bank account!!  How cool is that?  You can have the deposit go to a new or existing Young Saver Account.  Thanks,  Shopping for Savings, for the head's up ...