When Your Child Hates Reading Check for These 3 Common Mistakes

When your child hates reading it can be discouraging and frustrating. But the good news is any child can be taught to love reading. When your child doesn’t want to read or says things like, “I hate reading” what are they really trying to tell you? Let’s look at some common mistakes and how you READ MORE

The 4 Best Tips for Helping Your Child Develop Good Reading Habits

Developing good reading habits will help your child become a strong, independent reader, but it can be overwhelming and daunting to know what habits to focus on when teaching your child to read. My advice is to keep it simple and focus on the big things that are going to have the greatest impact. One READ MORE

The 3 Causes of Reading Problems That You Can Easily Fix!

There are three causes of reading problems that can easily be fixed, so let’s take a look at them before you seek tutoring, professional testing, or get upset. We have a way of thinking the worst when a problem arises, don’t we? Most things in life seem more complicated than they really are. Let me READ MORE

Please Say Yes to Graphic Novels for Kids

Please say YES to graphic novels for kids! They are real books and for some children, they are the type of book that sparks their interest in reading for the first time.  I am often asked if graphic novels “real” books. Let’s talk about why graphic novels are real books and why it is okay READ MORE

A Parent’s Best Guide to Motivating Boys to Read More

When it comes to motivating boys to read, I admit I have experienced this challenge! That’s because I have two boys of my own and at different stages of their lives I worried they would not become the avid, lifelong readers I had always dreamed they would be. At one point, early on, I was READ MORE