Brown Bear Brown Bear…

Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? I believe literacy starts from the time a baby is born and as a result, I like to stock the little minds of my kids with stories from the time of their birth. When they become mobile and can grab the books, we get into little problems,…

What a Wonderful World

One of my favorite things to do with my children is read. It’s something I start doing from the time they are babies. There is a special bond formed, not only with their attachment to books and reading but also that special quiet time when we cuddle, enjoy our stories and chat about them. One…

5 Tips to Improve Fluency

Pay attention to ACCURACY – Don’t eliminate prefixes/suffixes – Don’t skim over words or eliminate any – Don’t add random words where you think they belong because this can change the entire sentence. Read with Appropriate EXPRESSION – Ensure that your reading isn’t robotic and you are reading sentences, not words Pay attention to PUNCTUATION…

Smart Sips | Coffee

I tried to sneak away, enjoy my morning cup of warmth, my daily fuel and write a little perhaps but it wasn’t long before the warm, rich, decadent scent of “almond cookie cappuccino” filled the air.

Encouraging Free Play and Cultivating Creativity in Children.

  One of my fears of raising children in the society we live in is raising individuals who are constantly waiting to be entertained and waiting for something to do rather than creating it themselves. It is said that you shouldn’t complain about a problem unless you are willing to be a part of the…