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Reading and Kids

7 Essential Books for Adoptive Parents

Susanne Antonetta | Posted 05.12.2014 | Parents
Susanne Antonetta

There's plenty of reading out there regarding adoption, with common themes ranging from primal wounds to reunion stories to chirpy child-of-my-heart tales. What books get to the heart of this type of family, avoiding the easy agony-or-ecstasy tropes?

An Obsessed Toddler Is the Perfect Pre-Reader

Katie Davis | Posted 03.05.2013 | Parents
Katie Davis

Whether it's construction, trains or Princess Barbie, the drill is the same. Our kids live it and breathe it. When your child wants nothing but more trains, trains, trains, don't try to distract him. Give him trains! Go to the library and lead him to all those delectable books about trains.

Soledad O'Brien on Parenting and the Magic of Reading

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
Earl Martin Phalen

"People love to be read to. They love the closeness."