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Reading Tips

Posts with fun, easy ideas for making reading a more integral part of your family’s day-to-day life and strategies for handling challenges that arise along the way.


Where to Access Free Books for Kids During COVID 19

Reading During a Quarantine: Now Is the Time to Raise a Real Reader

Easy and Affordable Rewards to Encourage More Reading

How to Place Books on Hold at Your Public Library

Using Books to Teach Children About Microaggressions

Tips for Sharing Your Favorite Childhood Books with Kids

Easy and Affordable Rewards That Encourage More Reading

Fact vs. Fiction: Learning What’s Real and What’s Not Through Reading

Book Access and Privilege

Bedtime Reading: Common Struggles and Simple Solutions

Advice for Handling Disappointing Test Results

Tips for Shopping the School Book Fair

How to Talk To Your Child About Reading

Reading Strategies and Book Recommendations for Toddlers and Preschoolers Who Can’t Sit Still

8 Tips to Encourage a Love of Reading in Every Child

20 Minutes of Reading a Day: 18 Tips to Make It a Habit, Not a Chore

How to Conquer Reading Log Stress

Location, Location, Location: Increase Your Reading Real Estate

Productive Struggle: What It Is and Why Your Child Needs It

What To Do When Your Child is Skipping Words

Why You Need To Let Your Child Choose Their Own Books

A Reading Field of Dreams: If You Build it, They WILL Come

Rhododendron Readers

How to Structure a Simple Summer Schedule (For You and Your Kids)

Parents as Reading Role Models:
Part 1: Finding the Time

Part 2: Modeling Book Selection

Part 3: Eliminating Distractions and Building Stamina