It’s a sobering moment when your child raises their head from praying for dinner to ask, “If God knows everything, why do I have to pray?”[Read more…] about Picky Mom Review of God Gave Us Prayer
Nancy Drew books are written at a reading level appropriate for 8 to 12 year olds. However, there’s some content that probably isn’t right for every girl. Check out these mystery books to read instead of Nancy Drew. Or, if you already have a Nancy Drew-lover in your home, check out even more clean mystery books for tween girls![Read more…] about Mystery Books for Girls BEFORE Nancy Drew
“Kids from hard places,” is the term used by many professionals to describe children who have had some sort of trauma in their lives. Childhood trauma effects everything, even how children listen during read aloud time.[Read more…] about 6 EASY Tips for Reading to Kids From Hard Places
These are the best first chapter books for reading aloud. It’s no secret that I love reading the classics to my kids. I read The Chronicles of Narnia to my oldest before he even went to school. There’s just something about the classics that’s so…classic. However, it takes us FOREVER to get through them. I think I read The Wind in the Willows over three or four months. F-O-R-E-V-E-R.[Read more…] about TONS of Quick Beginner Chapter Books for Reading Aloud!
Do you find yourself thinking, “I don’t have time to read to my kids!”?
Or, do you think, “Kristin’s life must be totally different from mine, because I can’t see how she does all of that reading aloud!”
If you’ve thought anything like that before, you aren’t alone: I am constantly asked variations of “How do you do so much reading to your kids?!?” [Read more…] about What you MUST Know to Make Reading a Habit