Literacy tips

I have mentioned this before, but Donald and I sign with Charlotte.  We aren’t very GOOD signers, but we do our best.  People ask us all the time why we chose to use sign language with our daughter – and the →MORE...

This week’s book is another alphabet book.  I KNOW, I know, I’m sorry.  It’s just that my child is very interested in letters lately. It’s probably my own damned fault for keeping foam letters and letter puzzles around in her playroom.  →MORE...

Sep 02, 2010
About two months ago, Charlotte came to me with a book in her hand.  She handed it to me, then held open her arms for me to pluck her up on my lap.  And then she began to flip the pages →MORE...

Book! Book! Book!, written by Deborah Bruss and illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke, is one of a kind.  The book tells the story of a group of farm animals who find themselves bored when the children return to school.  Together, they march →MORE...

A few months back, I contacted Child’s Play International about promoting their sign language board books on this website.  You will see a collection of those books later this fall; today I want to draw your attention to a series of →MORE...