Our 5 Favorite Scholastic Reads this Summer!

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...]

Our Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge {Plus, Giveaway}

I can't believe we just ended our first full month out of school. It's been crazy here but we've been making sure to stay on top of our scholastic summer reading challenge and read as often as we possibly can. July is our busiest month due to vacations, summer camps, and all our fun little day trips. Now in its 9th year, the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is a free online reading program … [Read more...]

Sign Up & Start This Years Summer Reading Challenge!

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!

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...]

EVEREADY® & Scholastic “Reading Under the Covers” Pajama Jam Party

I have always loved books and reading. I want my kids to be good readers and have a love books like I do. I try to have fun activities for them that involve books. I rotate books depending on the season and holidays that are close by, we go to the library often, and I try to come up with fun activities or crafts that go along with my kids favorite books. Right now my kids favorite thing is making … [Read more...]

PBS KIDS Peg + Cat premieres October 7!!

Is PBS KIDS as popular with your kiddos like it is mine?  Hayden loves all the different shows on PBS KIDS.  Hayden is 4 and I am constantly trying to help find him engaging preschool learning opportunities.  I really love and appreciate that PBS KIDS always offers quality programing for Hayden to watch when he earns his "screen time."    PBS KIDS has done it again with the new show Peg + Cat, … [Read more...]