Posts Tagged ‘kids’

Should Your Child Have an Allowance?

Growing up in the 80s, my brother and I received about 5 dollars a week for doing our chores. Our chores? Cleaning our rooms. Taking out the trash. Simple things that gave us an incentive to help out around the house. Allowances teach children the value of money. Allowances teach responsibility, but what should kids do for an allowance, and…

Getting Organized: Children’s Artwork

Now that school is in full swing, I’ll bet you’re up to your eyeballs already in your kids’ artwork, right?  Yes, it’s all so incredibly adorable, but how do you organize it all?  And no, the trash can is not the answer. Getting organized with your children’s artwork can be an easy and fun task! No really…it can! 1.  Store…

Children’s Author, Susan Ross on Creating Picture Books

Hello everyone. I thought I’d use this article to answer some frequently asked questions at school visits. How did you become a children’s author? Over 20 years ago, I began telling storytelling and doing crafts with children at venues such as schools (when teaching), Western Fair, Fanshawe Pioneer Village, The London International Children’s Festival, etc.  One day, at the end of…

Tips to Help Your Child Love to Read

Reading to your child from infancy to preteens is a wonderful way to bond with your child and interest him/her in reading. Cuddling up in a cozy chair, couch or bed and immersing yourself and your child in the world of imagination is the best way to encourage your child to read; make reading with your child part of your…

Get Your Picky Eaters to Love New Foods

When it comes to feeding your little ones, you have to keep things interesting and find creative ways to present food them. I have 2 fairly picky eaters in my house. When they were a bit younger I had to come up with ways to either sneak in the good stuff or call it another name. As they got older…

More Reading Kingdom Reviews from Real-life Moms

Check out these Reading Kingdom reviews from real-life moms!