Kids Caught in the Act of Reading!
Thank you to everyone who send in photos or who retweeted my urgent plea for more photos! And yay! More came in which is great because I was almost out. Thank you, thank you, thank you to children’s picture book and chapter book author Erica S. Perl for sending me a slew of cute photos of her kids who clearly love to read. I saw Erica a few years ago at her book signing at the Wellesley Booksmith when Chicken Butt! came out. My Mom Friend, Lynn, was her old neighbor when they both lived in Cambridge and when we were in a book club for our preschoolers, the book was 93 in My Family by Erica S. Perl (which has helpful suggestions on how to use her books at her site). Read more…
Kids Caught Reading
Thank you to everyone who sent in pictures. Yikes, I am almost out of them. Will you please send me more? Thanks! Please email to pragmaticmom.com(at)gmail(dot)com.
This week we have picture book author Erica S. Perl with two great photos (and more to come as she generously sent me four!). Marci, a Special Education Reading Recovery teacher helps kids learn to read and comprehend even if they are up to 5 years behind their peers! She’s true unsung hero in our community! Finally, thank you to Capability:Mom with some cuties reading. Read more…
Summer Learning to Boost Your Child’s Confidence
I’ve learned from my children that:
- They like to do what they are good at (even if it’s their own perception and not reality).
- And the corollary, they avoid things they think are not good at (even if it’s their own perception and not reality).
- The more they do something, the better they get at it.
- The better they get at it, the more they want to do it. (nice circular logic!) Read more…