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Spooky Halloween Stories Encourage Kids To Read More
3:58 pm , October 18, 2015 0

Spooky Halloween Stories Encourage Kids To Read More

Spooky Halloween stories encourage kids to read more, and play an important role in their emotional education. If your child is a reluctant reader, introducing him to a scary Halloween story may be the nudge he needs to be captivated and to discover that reading can be fun. Another benefit is that spooky stories allow {Read More}

How You Can Keep Your Children Reading This Summer
1:41 pm , June 4, 2015 0

How You Can Keep Your Children Reading This Summer

You can keep your children reading this summer if you emphasize the fun aspect of reading, and make it a part of your family’s regular summer activities along with challenges and rewards.

Books! Books! Books! They’re The Best Gifts For Kids!
7:05 pm , December 8, 2014 0

Books! Books! Books! They’re The Best Gifts For Kids!

Giving books to kids during this gift-giving season is encouraged by researchers who tell us that when children read, it not only hones their reading skills, but also helps children understand, size up, and empathize with other people, and supports creative thinking and problem-solving abilities. You can’t miss if you choose books for the children {Read More}

Spooky Halloween Stories Can Help Make Reading Fun For Kids
1:04 am , October 15, 2014 0

Spooky Halloween Stories Can Help Make Reading Fun For Kids

Kids love Halloween and you can capitalize on their enjoyment of this fun, spooky season by introducing scary-fun books, stories, jokes, and cartoons to make your child’s home reading fun, too. ‘Tis the season to be frightened—is that a bad thing for children? Are Scary Stories Harmful for Kids? According to experts, children, by age {Read More}

Help Children Discover Summer Reading Fun With A Kids’ Whodunit
8:33 am , July 8, 2014 0

Help Children Discover Summer Reading Fun With A Kids’ Whodunit

It’s time to dig out some good summer reading for your children, and nothing is better than giving the gift of a kids’ whodunit as a reward for solving the mysteries presented by another year of school. Our children are now facing a long stretch of free time where they risk losing some of their {Read More}

Reading Fiction Can Reduce A Child’s Bullying Tendencies
8:26 am , August 13, 2013 0

Reading Fiction Can Reduce A Child’s Bullying Tendencies

It is comforting for book lovers to hear about the recent studies in Canada demonstrating that reading fiction offers surprising benefits for human development, including an increase in empathy. As well, fiction readers apparently become more comfortable with uncertainty and their decision-making ability improves.

Do Children’s Classic Mystery Writers Sell In Today’s Market?
7:21 am , July 23, 2013 0

Do Children’s Classic Mystery Writers Sell In Today’s Market?

Do you sometimes wonder if the mystery books you enjoyed as a child would be considered as much fun to read by children today as when you discovered them in your youth? There is no question that there are a lot more books from which to choose today when you are selecting reading material for {Read More}

Everyone Loves A Good Mystery, And Children Are No Exception
8:26 pm , March 6, 2013 0

Everyone Loves A Good Mystery, And Children Are No Exception

It’s great to get a child hooked on reading mysteries, especially if the mystery is part of a series. Even unenthusiastic readers will become more interested in reading a book if it allows them to have a visit with an old friend – or several old friends. That’s what happens when a child starts following {Read More}

Solve the Mystery of Why Reading Time With Your Child Vanishes
9:53 pm , January 30, 2013 0

Solve the Mystery of Why Reading Time With Your Child Vanishes

Even parents who are seriously committed to helping their child learn to read well and work hard to set aside the time to help, often find that good intentions are not enough. Somehow the time you planned for reading just disappears; however, it really isn’t such a mystery. A lot of changes take place between {Read More}

Kids Must Learn How To Deal With Competition In Sports And Life
10:00 pm , January 16, 2013 2

Kids Must Learn How To Deal With Competition In Sports And Life

When the word “competition” is used in connection with sports, a lot of parents become alarmed at what their child might learn or to what they may be exposed when playing a competitive brand of hockey, soccer, or any sport. “I don’t want my son to play competitive sports because I don’t want him to {Read More}