Concerned about your baby’s language delay?

They can’t do it without you credit: themix.org.ukBabies arrive into this world equipped with a brain that is primed to learn certain innate abilities. One of the most fundamental is the ability for language development. This alone, however, isn’t enough. TWO more ingredients are needed: A language environment A responsive partner What exactly does this mean? Sadly, … Continue reading Concerned about your baby’s language delay?

Goodnight, Tween: Why I’m Still Reading Out Loud to My Kids

My own daughter was nine when a dear friend changed my life one day, casually mentioning that she read aloud to her eleven-year-old daughter every night. Yes, I had been reading to my daughter since she was a baby, through toddlerhood’s picture books and kindergarten’s easy readers, and now into short chapter books before bed at night. But how … Continue reading Goodnight, Tween: Why I’m Still Reading Out Loud to My Kids