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Shadows on Society Hill Book Review
This award winning book is one of several mystery books featuring one of the diverse American Girls characters. If you’re looking for series books to interest your young readers, there is much to find in what the American Girl line of books has to offer.
Books that Teach
Parents who understand the benefits of reading will make it an important part of their children’s lives. However, which books are best? Here’s information to help parents identify books that teach along with a few recommendations.
Baby-Sitters Club Book Review
The Baby-Sitters Club books are a long running series and so is the version for younger readers subtitled Little Sister. If you're looking for a good series book to start your kids reading, this may be it!
Inspiring Kids to Read
Reading is a fundamental skill and the benefits are far reaching and long lasting. So, what should parents do to ensure their children develop good reading habits? Here are seven ways to inspire your kids to read!
Siblings Sharing Rooms
Sharing a bedroom with a sibling can have its ups and downs and be both a wonderful and frustrating at the same time. What are the main issues parents should be ready to tackle when siblings share a room?
Birth Order and Parenting E-book
Have you ever wondered how siblings brought up in the same household could have such diverse ways of thinking and behaviors? For some, the birth order theory can provide an explanation as well as insight into the molding of a child’s personality and the role parents play.
Parenting - Nature vs. Nurture
What creates a child's personality - their inborn traits or their environments? The nature verses nurture conflict may never have a resolution, but where do the role of parents begin and end?
Jealousy Between Siblings
Sibling jealousy can be a problem the moment a new baby comes home and last even as the siblings enter adulthood. Here are some ways to help parents manage the “green-eyed monster” overshadowing sibling relationships in their households.
Babe Movie Review
Babe, part of my “oldie but goodie” collection of family movies available on DVD, was also a critically acclaimed feature film while in theatres. It was nominated and won multiple awards, including the prestigious Oscar and Golden Globe. However, will the new generation of kids like it?
The Bully Victim and Bystander Personalities
Bullying happens a lot between children, especially in school. Do the victims of bullying share personality traits which makes them a target? What steps can parents take to create a safe environment and stop bullying?
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