The Perfect Summer Reading Book: “50 Wacky Inventions Throughout History” {& Giveaway}

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One of my favorite summer traditions is completing summer reading challenges with my kids. We make a lot of trips to the library and local bookstores to do a lot of reading all Summer. My 8-year-old son Hayden is my biggest bookworm. He wakes up 30 minutes early before school so that he can read his book. He is so so smart and loves to learn. Right now his career plan is to be an inventor. He … [Read more...]

Our 5 Favorite Scholastic Reads this Summer!

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I can't believe it's the last day of August. Where has summer gone? Of course I didn't get a chance to do half the things I wanted to do but we did stay busy! We traveled all over New England and spent time on several beaches down the coast, we all went to our very first Red Sox game, and Daddy was even able to take every Wednesday off! It was a great summer and we made so many great … [Read more...]

Sign Up & Start This Years Summer Reading Challenge!

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School just ended making it the perfect time to sign up for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Even though we haven't even had a full week off of school I don't want my kids forgetting the importance of reading! Gavin just finished 3rd grade and is the top reader for his entire grade! He worked really hard to get there and letting his reading level slide because school is out is … [Read more...]

Get Ready for a Successful Summer of Reading with These 5 Tips!

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My first son has loved reading since day one. When he was little he would bring me piles of books and beg for me to read as many of them as possible. When he learned to read he would often volunteer to read to his younger brother. As he grew older he loved getting lost in large novel series and would sometimes disappear for days at a time lost in a fantasy world his books created for … [Read more...]