• Reading is Essential

    20 Solid Reasons Reading is Essential

    Reading Is Very Important, Especially for Children You have probably heard before that reading is important. You may have even heard that it can benefit you. It is not a new idea. I am going to share with you 20 solid reasons why reading is essential. What makes reading good for you. It’s good and well to say it just is, but I am going to show you reasons that prove reading is essential for everyone. The benefits are just too good to miss out on. 1. Reading builds vocabulary It is true. Reading can greatly expand your vocabulary, because you are constantly exposed to new…

  • Happy Birthday Beverly Cleary!!! 2

    Happy Birthday Beverly Cleary!!!

    Happy 103rd Birthday Today, famous children`s book author, Beverly Cleary turns 103 years old! During her lifetime, Mrs. Cleary has written over 50 children`s books that have sold over 90 million copies worldwide! Some of her most famous works include: The Ramona Quimby Series The Henry Huggins Series The Mouse and the Motorcycle Series Ellen Tebbits Muggie Maggie Dear Mr. Henshaw I have read, and re-read almost all of her books and loved them all. Three years ago for her hundredth birthday I even wrote her a letter. Sadly, I did not receive a personal reply. However, I did receive a postcard from her with all of…

  • Why Dads Should Read to The Kids at Bedtime 19

    Why Dads Should Read to The Kids at Bedtime

    There are many reasons to be found, why dads should read to their kids. A Study was conducted by Harvard University a number of years ago, looking into the benefits of Dads reading bedtime stories to their children. The results were surprising. They found that children were more likely to listen to their Dad reading, than their mom. They also found that the children remembered the story better when dad read it. Studies also showed that dads tended to ask less factual questions about the books than mom, and dads where more likely to spark imaginative conversations Another thing they found was that moms tended…