5 Ways to Encourage a Love of Reading in Your Young Child

1. Read Early, Read OftenThe benefits of early exposure to books are numerous.  "Just 20 minutes a day reading aloud with young children strengthens relationships, encourages listening and language skills, promotes attention and curiosity, and establishes a strong reading foundation....more

Early Readers - 8 Favorite Barn Books

So much to share, so little time to write! Or think! The beginning of the school year is always very busy, so you can probably relate. Finding a new groove is never easy and sometimes takes a little longer than you expect.  Even though we've been reading a lot more lately, we've had little time to share some of our favorites! Slowly, we're getting back on track! ...more

What To Do When There Is Nothing To Do And You Have Kids?

Summer just got a WHOLE lot easier thanks to Ivy-Kids**Click image to read review**  ...more

14 Ways to Promote Reading at Home

We're often asked how we taught Pie to read at such an early age (at about 3 and a half she started on sight word books).  Perhaps they are hoping to hear about our super top-secret magic trick, but the truth is we just read... a lot. Every single day, without exception, we read around and with Pie and now she reads around and with us. ...more