Dumbing Them Down! | Could Parent's Read Aloud Choices be Affecting Their Children's Education? #parenting #readingwithchildren #familyreadalouds #bookchoices #howtochoosereadalouds #homeschooling #homeeducation
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“Dumbing Them Down” Read Alouds – Could Parents Choices be Affecting Their Children’s Education?

Have you read the book "Dumbing Us Down" by John Taylor Gatto? In this book the author tackles the issue of how he believes the current US public school system is an injustice to our children. That ultimately instead of providing our children with an education that will propel them to great successes, it is… Continue reading “Dumbing Them Down” Read Alouds – Could Parents Choices be Affecting Their Children’s Education?

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The Picture Book That Brought Tears To My Eyes and Love Into Our Family Story Hour!

Every couple of months, a friend and I do a children’s book swap! We each gather up 10 – 20 books to lend to each other for a few weeks! This time I received a picture book that every parent should read with their child at least once this Febuary! It’s called “I Love You… Continue reading The Picture Book That Brought Tears To My Eyes and Love Into Our Family Story Hour!

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Bring Love Into Your Homeschool Read Alouds with Picture Books + a FREE Picture Book Library List

A little while ago I was brought to tears by a very powerful little picture book titled 'I Love You Little Monster' by Giles Andreae! It's amazing how the greatest picture books can move adults as much as they can children! Since one of the biggest focus in many homes during February will be on… Continue reading Bring Love Into Your Homeschool Read Alouds with Picture Books + a FREE Picture Book Library List

Family Read Aloud Tips | The number one mistake parents make when reading aloud to their children is reading to quickly! It's time to Slow Down our read alouds and help our children to make the most of their experience #Homeschooling #Reading #Childrensbooks #familyreadaloud #learningthroughliterature #homeeducation #readingwithchildren #books #readingtips
Homeschool, Inspiration and Tips for Parents, Learning Through Literature

“Slow Down Mama, I’m Trying To Listen!”

One of the biggest mistakes we make, when reading aloud to our children, is reading to quickly! As a youth I had always dreamed of becoming a performer! I went to dance and drama classes throughout most of my childhood. I took pride in my ability to memorise lines much quicker than my fellow actors… Continue reading “Slow Down Mama, I’m Trying To Listen!”

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Charlotte’s Web: 8 Homeschool Activity Ideas

This month we finished our first read through of Charlotte's Web!  Talk about a classic! If you are looking for a story to introduce your children to chapter books, I highly recommend this illustrated version of Charlotte's Web. The chapters are short, the story pulls on every heart string, M and A liked the pictures… Continue reading Charlotte’s Web: 8 Homeschool Activity Ideas

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How to Organise A Children’s Book Swap

Affiliate Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give you… Continue reading How to Organise A Children’s Book Swap

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Online Picture Books and Classics Lists

Affiliate Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give you… Continue reading Online Picture Books and Classics Lists