We all want our children to enjoy reading, but figuring out how to make reading a part of your child’s life can be a challenge. The most important thing you can do is start reading with your child early. Make reading a part of your [...]
All moms, especially new ones, need someone in whom they can confide, someone to answer their ridiculous questions, someone who understands what they’re going through. So how do you select your mom mentor?
First of all, pick someone you’re already close to. You want to be comfortable sharing all of [...]
For some reason, people love telling pregnant women horror stories: my sister was on bed rest for twenty-two weeks; my cousin had a placental abruption, my friend’s wife almost died of preeclampsia. But few people know what to say to a pregnant woman when a problem emerges. So what do you say to a [...]
Five Ways to Make Reading Fun this Summer:
1) Model reading for your children.
Your children will enjoy reading if they see you enjoying reading. And unfortunately, reading the screen doesn’t count. Let them see you relaxing by the pool with a book, and they’ll want to do the same.
2) Download audio books [...]