Tag: reading

Why reading aloud to your baby is so important

Why reading aloud to your baby is so important

Did you know that reading to your baby helps promote language skills? Science has shown that reading to your baby helps build vocabulary, speech, and ...
Vocabulary at age 2 may predict kindergarten success

Vocabulary at age 2 may predict kindergarten success

The size of a child’s vocabulary at age two may predict how well he will do in kindergarten, according to a new study. The larger the oral vocabulary, ...
Research shows a consistent bedtime routine helps children

Research shows a consistent bedtime routine helps children

“Dinner, bath, books, bed.” That was my mantra when my kids were little. They knew the routine once I started getting dinner ready. The moment the dis ...
It’s good – no, it’s GREAT – to read to your baby

It’s good – no, it’s GREAT – to read to your baby

Read to your baby- it's fun for both of you. And now the AAP says it is important for your baby’s language and brain development, too. Sounds like a w ...

There’s an app for that

There has been a lot of response to my blog posts that focus on learning disabilities. It seems that lots of parents of preemies are struggling with h ...
What is dyslexia?

What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia is perhaps the most commonly known learning disability. Usually people think of dyslexia as reversing letters (d for a b) or having trouble l ...