Archive for September, 2014

Yikes Homework!

With the school year underway, you’ve probably heard the dreaded word “homework.”  Homework doesn’t have to be drudgery.  Here are some tips to make homework more manageable. Children should have a designated place to do their homework.  Parents can help their kids set up a “homework-friendly area.”  Make sure it is well-lit and keep needed […]

Practice makes Perfect!

The old saying “practice makes perfect” is true for reading as much as it is for anything else.  How do you get better at baseball or playing the piano?  You practice, practice, practice!  In order to become a better reader, you have to practice reading.  Children should be spending at least 15 minutes to one […]

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