What to Look for When Choosing Age-Appropriate Books for Your Child

Do you worry about choosing age-appropriate books for your child? It isn’t as hard as you might think! The guidelines below will help you choose the right books for your child so he can read quality children’s literature no matter what level his reading ability. Please note this post may contain affiliate links and ads, READ MORE

The Basic Components of a Home Reading Program

Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to decide exactly what you need to create a wonderful home reading program for your child? Getting a headache just looking at all that curriculum? Let’s focus on the basics first and build a strong home foundation for reading success. Then you can layer in other supporting resources as needed. READ MORE

How to Help Your Child Choose Books They Can Read

Independent readers know how to choose their own books that they can read! You can help your child choose her own books using the Five-Finger Rule. I recommend teaching children this skill right away so they can use the Five Finger Rule to choose books any time they want to read!  Please note this post READ MORE

How Children Get Stuck When They Learn to Read

It’s a wonderful thing when you create a home environment where your children can thrive and learn to read at their own pace. I’ll always be a strong and vocal proponent for school choice because not every child learns the same way or at the same speed and traditional school systems are set up to READ MORE