Monthly Archives: January 2017

Value of Building a Reading Culture

A couple of interesting reading facts to consider: 71% of parents feel reading is a vital skill, yet only 31% of kids read for fun 5-7 day each week. While we teach kids to walk, talk and eat and practice sports, we seldom get involved in helping them learn their letters and numbers. (If you… Read More »

Back to School in 2017

Time to put away the holiday and get rescheduled once again for returning to school. That means back to: Regular bedtimes Regular, nutritious meals Nightly reading together (30 minutes matters!) Clothes planned Backpacks cleaned out and school supplies replenished Lunches planned or money sent for school lunches Homework/study space replenished It’s the routines that will… Read More »