Parenting

15 Ways to Teach Your Children to Enjoy Reading

I love reading. I love books. I love words. As a child, I spent hours in the bedroom devouring books. I enjoyed reading immensely. My brother on the otherhand, was not a natural reader. He did not find it enjoyable. And I know that reading does not come naturally for many children and because they… Continue reading 15 Ways to Teach Your Children to Enjoy Reading

Parenting

The Benefits of Play and Why You Should Encourage Your Child to Play

My fondest memories as a child include playing outside with my brother. We played in our grandparents barn, jumping from hay bale to hay bale. We played in the rye fields and threw clumps of dirt at each other, laughing until our sides hurt. These memories do not include television shows, sports, or video games.… Continue reading The Benefits of Play and Why You Should Encourage Your Child to Play