Each of these Springy picture books has exceptional illustrations and fun storylines that all three of my kids and I loved reading. Enjoy!
Reading to your child and teaching him or her to love reading at an early age will:
- Improve his or her vocabulary and communication skills
- Boost his or her self-esteem
- Prime your child to succeed in school
- Prepare your child to more easily learn a second language
- Strengthen family bonds (as you read together)
Unfortunately, bookworming doesn’t come naturally to every child, and forcing it too much can backfire. In this video, I share a few things you can do to gently encourage your child to love reading:
With 130,000,000 books in the world, how do you find the one that will capture your interest?
I’m a sucker for romantic novels. In lieu of Valentine’s Day, here is a pile I’ve added to my favorites list over the years. I’d love to know yours!
At the top of the list are some classic regency novels, because when it comes to romance, nothing beats those in my romantic-in-the-wrong-century opinion.
I love a book that makes me want to curl up with it by the fire and watch the snow fall outside my window. Here are a few of my cozy Christmas favorites with wintry scenes.
Here are 10 YA books (in no particular order) for guys. I got these recommendations from my fellow book nerd friend, Hikari Loftus. If you haven’t seen her beautiful bookstagram feed, Folded Pages Distillery, you’re gonna wanna check that out. Like, yesterday. (Did I just say gonna wanna? My writing skills astound me sometimes.)
When you’re a children’s book lover, putting together a list of favorites is daunting. There are just too many good ones to choose from.
With all of the fun games and apps available to kids today, its no surprise reading often takes a backseat.