I noticed my teenagers today lounging around the pool, scrolling through their phones. It struck me. When I was lounging around a pool at their age, a book was my best company. We’re all trying to keep our kids off screens. And let’s face it, we mamas are on our screens a little too much during this time as well. Summer is here, and so it’s time to put those reading lists … [Read more...] about The Books On Our Summer Reading List
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Most school districts across the country have decided to continue distance learning through the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. Summer programs are opting to minimize enrollment or are canceled altogether. Where does that leave you and your kiddos this summer? In many cases, the answer is, at home (again). Parents have spent the last few months during the COVID lock down … [Read more...] about Limiting Summer Slide by Strengthening Reading Habits at Home
We are partnering with Disney Hyperion for this fun giveaway! It's almost summer and a great time to get some new books for your little ones! Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! is a beginning-reader series (ages 6-8) created by Mo Willems, author of the popular Elephant & Piggie book series. Best friends Elephant and Piggie introduce kids … [Read more...] about The Itchy Book And Summer Reading Giveaway
You Never Know When Something Will Come Up. What does that mean? It means you never when something you did in the past will come back and add some good to the world, have an impact, be noticed, and be appreciated for trying to spread awareness. What happened? I was contacted in March by a person affiliated with a film festival in Miami, Florida. The film festival … [Read more...] about Autism and Spreading Awareness
A baby’s nerve pathways in the ears and neural system in the brain start developing as early as the twenty-sixth week, which is when the baby will begin responding to sounds and voices regularly. Introducing music and words while your baby is still growing inside of you may increase your baby’s intelligence; many expectant parents can start talking to their babies in the womb, … [Read more...] about How Does Reading During Pregnancy Increase a Baby’s Intelligence?