Read Across America Day Celebrates Reading and Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Tweet Today is Read Across America Day, designated each year by the National Educators’ Association on Dr. Seuss’s birthday to call attention to reading and literacy. This year there’s even more attention being focused on the event, as today is … Continue reading

The Case for Family Book Clubs: Parents Reading to Children Indicator of Success at School

Tweet Thomas Friedman is more known for his observations on world affairs than family affairs, but in a recent opinion article for the New York Times, Friedman talks about how children show higher success rates in school when their parents … Continue reading

Tips on Starting a Family Book Club

Tweet When my daughters were young, reading books together was one of our favorite things to do as a family. Most often, my husband, daughters and I would snuggle up together just before the girls went to sleep, and either … Continue reading

Reading and Technology: A Study from Scholastic, Inc.

Tweet This month in my newsletter I referred to a recent study by Scholastic, Inc. that discovered a few interesting things about kids, reading, and their parents’ concerns about technology. The Scholastic Study found that from age 6 – 17, … Continue reading

Books Help You Talk To Your Teen About Important Life Issues

Tweet I remember when my first mother-daughter book club read a book that dealt with teen sex. The moms were pretty freaked out, thinking our 13-year-old daughters were too young to read about kids just a few years older than … Continue reading

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