Category Archives: Children’s Books

11 Great ways to relieve stress…

11 Great ways to relieve stress... In our lives today, we often find ourselves so busy taking care of the home, the children, our businesses, our social life, our children's social life, our bills and just life in general that we often forget to take care of ourselves. With us wearing so many hats in life, we often find ourselves stressed and worn out.

How Children Learn

How Children Learn Nurture and Teach The single most important thing caregivers can do for a child is provide a nurturing environment. By doing this, we influence children’s brain development and their ability to learn. Introducing nurtured children to learning opportunities every day will help them become happy, well-adjusted adults. In all stages of child development, each experience builds on the one before it. The most basic foundations can serve as the basis for the comprehension of more complex ideas in future years.

Buying and selling Rare books via the internet.

Buying and selling Rare books via the internet. Buying and selling Rare books via the internet. The Internet is made up of thousands of tiny niche markets. Each of these niche's have specific ways of communicating with each other. One of the most dynamic markets on the Internet right now is for books and music.

Preparing your child cognitively to read

Preparing your child cognitively to read The ultimate goal of reading instruction is to enable children to understand what they read, so reading instruction has to be about more than simply matching letters and sounds -- it also has to be about connecting words and meaning. It is clear from research on emerging literacy that learning to read is a relatively lengthy process that begins very early in development and clearly before children enter formal schooling. Children who receive stimulating literacy experiences from birth onward appear to have an edge when it comes to vocabulary development, understanding the goals of reading, and developing an awareness of print and literacy concepts. Children who are read to frequently at very young ages become exposed in interesting and exciting ways to the sounds of our language, to the concept of rhyming, and to other word and language play activities that serve to provide the foundation for the development of phoneme awareness. As children are exposed to literacy activities at young ages, they begin to recognize and discriminate letters.

Why You Should Read To Your Child

Why You Should Read To Your Child As a parent you have many important priorities when it comes to your child. You need to keep your child safe, healthy, and loved. In today's hectic world, we often spend so much time engaged on those priorities we forget another important area -- mental stimulation. As parents we need to engage our children's minds as well as their bodies in order for them to grow and learn. One of the best ways to achieve this goal is through reading.

Valentines Cards: An Art Project Or Should They Be Store Bought?

Valentines Cards: An Art Project Or Should They Be Store Bought? Giving Valentines to your classmates used to include endless hours of making them out of construction paper, cute dollies and with painstaking attention to all the details. It was a project that was done at home, for each individual child in the class. And, it was one that great pride was taken in doing. Today, there are much fewer families making Valentines and many more just buying a box of them to give out to their classmates with a simple signature on the back of them. This has happened mainly because of how commercialized the holiday has become.

How to Create Characters that will Make Your Readers Cheer

How to Create Characters that will Make Your Readers Cheer Imagine baking a chocolate cake with bakers chocolate and no sweetener. You would have a cake with no flavor, yet somehow manage to leave a nasty taste in your mouth. The same can be said of characters who haven't had been fully developed and spiced up a bit. A hero or heroine with no history or depth will leave the same acrid taste in your reader's mouth. He will open the book to sample it and never sink his teeth into it again.

Valentines Cards

Valentines Cards Giving Valentines to your classmates used to include endless hours of making them out of construction paper, cute dollies and with painstaking attention to all the details. It was a project that was done at home, for each individual child in the class. And, it was one that great pride was taken in doing. Today, there are much fewer families making Valentines and many more just buying a box of them to give out to their classmates with a simple signature on the back of them. This has happened mainly because of how commercialized the holiday has become.