Unexpected Reading

Unexpected Reading

The benefits of reading seem endless, from improving memory and focus to enhancing vocabulary and analytical skills. I adore all of these benefits. I really do. But the number one reason I read is because it’s fun. And some of my most memorable literary moments have been during unexpected times, especially with my kids. Read More

Better Understand Your Children With These 5 Activities

Better Understand Your Children With These 5 Activities

I find people fascinating. We learn and grow. Our passions intensify or wane. I especially enjoy understanding what inspires and motivates children. As a teacher, I suppose that that’s a pretty handy interest. Here are five random activities that can help you better understand your children. Read More

10 Reasons to Show the Library Some Love This Summer

Okay. We’re about halfway through summer, so there’s a really good chance you’re tired. Tired of the heat. Tired of the house-sized bugs (Oh, is that just Houston?), and probably tired of the fighting. These are all perfect reasons to show your local library some love this summer. Read More