• 6 Effective Ways to Keep Kids Reading the Whole Year Round 1

    6 Effective Ways to Keep Kids Reading the Whole Year Round

    Let’s keep kids reading It occured to me recently, that only time of year you see people really emphasising the importance of kids reading books, is just before, or right at the beginning of summer. You go the library and you see all their summer reading contests and challenges. On social media, you see countless articles about how important it is for your kids to read during the summer, you see ton of book lists, and more. Now, don’t me get wrong, I agree. It is very important to keep kids reading during the summer. I fully support and promote this idea. I even created…

  • Book Review | Between Shades of Gray 16

    Book Review | Between Shades of Gray

    Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys They took me in my nightgown. Thinking back, the signs were there — family photos burned in the fireplace, Mother sewing her best silver and jewelry into the lining of her coat late at night, and Papa not returning from work. My younger brother, Jonas, was asking questions. I asked questions too, but perhaps I refused to acknowledge the signs. Only later did I realize that Mother and Father intended we escape. We did not escape. We were taken. – Between Shades of Gray, Chapter One I don’t often read adult books. I have only read a few…