10 Amazing Books to Read Aloud to Big Kids

Reading out loud isn’t just for little kids. Big kids (age 8–12) who can read on their own also enjoy being read to. View full post on Common Sense Blog – Parenting, media, and everything in between – No name #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

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10 Reasons You Should Read Aloud to Big Kids, Too

Every parent knows that it’s good to read to kids when they’re little. It helps babies, toddlers, and preschoolers de View full post on Common Sense Blog – Parenting, media, and everything in between – No name #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

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How Saving Less Can Help You Save More (Yes, You Read That Right)

Life is full of troubling paradoxes. Whether you call it a Catch-22, opposites attracting, or simply “Things that don’t make sense,” this phenomenon can spill into relationships, educational institutions and even national policy. Well, now you can add finances to that list. The basics of personal finance always seem to…

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Pediatricians Call For Parents To Read Aloud To Their Children Every Day

If your child’s next visit to the pediatrician includes a clear emphasis on reading, don’t be surprised. On Tuesday, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued its first-ever policy statement focused on literacy promotion, calling for pediatricians to advise all parents about the many benefits of reading aloud, which promotes literacy…

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