Tag Archives: Reading Readiness

Life Skills vs. Tech Skills

In a recent Tweet, followers of The Wall Street Journal were informed that 14% of kids age 4 or 5 can tie their shoes, but 21% can play or operate at least one smartphone app! This deeply disturbs me! Flash … Continue reading

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Book Smart

There is a difference between “book smarts” and “book smart.”  Book smarts is what you learn from reading books and gaining the knowledge they hold.  Book smart is like being street smart.  It is knowing how to maneuver your way … Continue reading

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Baby Brain Food

Is it that important to read to a baby every day?  Yes!  Reading aloud to a child 30 minutes a day makes a HUGE difference in your child’s kindergarten readiness. Let’s do some math.  Most children start kindergarten between the … Continue reading

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Love At First Book

A newborn snuggled in your arms…….this is where it begins.  This is where a child begins to know everything they need to know to go to kindergarten.  It’s the truth…. a well known fact that a caregiver is a child’s … Continue reading

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Everything I Need To Know To Go To Kindergarten I Can Learn At Home

(Please picture me at the top of a mountain with a bullhorn ) YOUR CHILD DOES NOT NEED A COMPUTER TO BE READY TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN! Whew, I’m glad I got that out of the way!  Seriously!  School smarts isn’t just … Continue reading

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Teach Learn Laugh….the blog

Everything I need to know to teach, learn and laugh I have learned from my two children. Of course I went to college and have a degree in education but I have always felt that being a parent has made … Continue reading

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