Read and Repeat! A Speech-Language Pathologist’s Perspective

A Speech-Language Pathologist’s Perspective on Repetitive Books and Tips on How to Read to Your Children By Maggie Sudimack, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC Discovering Your Child’s Passion: Reading is reading is reading. There are many various benefits to reading to your child or having your child read independently. The key is to identify topics that genuinely capture your child’s interest. Many can relate to the experience […]

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Embracing Family Fun

The family that reads, works and plays together, stays together! By Stephanie “Steppie” Morris As the warmth of summer approaches, I start to don my thinking cap. Most families eagerly anticipate the adventures that lie ahead, and ours is no different. It doesn’t matter the age of our children, there’s always a bit of a buzz in the air that gets all of us anticipating

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Unlock Your Child’s Full Potential

10 Easy, Empowering Tips from an Occupational Therapist By Katie Zimbaluk, MS, OTR/L, M.Ed. As a pediatric occupational therapist and teacher, it has been my job to help children overcome challenges and develop confidence and achieve goals.. With experience working with children of all ages in clinical and school settings, coupled with the insights I’ve gained as a mother, I am eager to share these

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Raising Brave Hearts

4 PRACTICAL TIPS to nurture bravery by encouraging little ones to “do it scared.” Dive into the theme of the heartwarming story of Demetri the Dragon Learns to be Brave, where courage takes flight amid fears. Discover how inspiration came from personal challenges, crafting a tale that applies to all of us. In the heartwarming tale of my children’s book Demetri the Dragon Learns to

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Tiny Bookworms Wanted

Make reading a joy, not a chore, with these SIX TIPS! Reading is necessary for learning, so instilling a love for reading at an early age is key to lifelong learning. Reading builds vocabulary and helps our children develop an understanding of our world. Developing the love for reading begins at home with these six tips! Create A Reading-Friendly Environment At Home Creating a reading-friendly

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Celebrating a Whirlwind of Wonder

2023: Wrapping Up an Extraordinary Year in Children’s Books! Hey there, fantastic readers and fellow book enthusiasts! As the year comes to a close, we’re throwing a big, joyous bash to celebrate a year filled with imagination, adventure, and, of course, tons of amazing books. So, grab a cup of cocoa, cozy up in your favorite reading nook, and let’s embark on a journey through

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Aurora Adventures – Discover, Learn, and Create the Northern Lights at Home

When the twinkling lights of Christmas have been boxed up, and glowing candles of Hanukkah and Kwanzaa have been blown out, bring some light back into your life with this beautiful chalk pastel project inspired by nature’s great light display. As an elementary art teacher, I need a fun, low-prep activity to look forward to after winter break, and this project helps brighten that post-holiday

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Heartwarming Winter Tales – Top 10 Picks for a Cozy Season

Top 10 Winter Books, Books, Books! (Set to the tune of “Up On The Housetop”) Up on the bookshelves, we will findThe Top 10 Winter Books I’ve in mind.Snuggle up tight and begin to readAll for the children when they plead… Books, Books, Books!Please read me some books! Books, Books, Books!These wonderful storybooks! Oh, up on the bookshelves,Flip, flip, flip Enjoy these Top 10 Winter

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