Learning Academic Skills

Every kid has gifts and graces to be explored and developed. One of my kids is advanced in language, reading and all things creative! The next one coming up is a master on his scooter and has the gift of sensitivity. The third baby is a sweet little gift from God whose cheerful little personality is just starting to shine bright!

These posts are all about helping your child grow in their giftedness. It’s just as important to push your child outside their comfort zone and explore things that are difficult. 

Your 4 Year Old Can Read! Now What?

Your 4 Year Old Can Read! Now What?

I'll never forget the moment I watched in amazement as my newly-turned 4 year old sounded out her first few CVC words. With input from her father, "fart" followed within a day or two, and I was horrified, but also excited that she mysteriously managed an r-controlled vowel without any explicit...

10 Educational Toys and Games for Little Kids

10 Educational Toys and Games for Little Kids

Maybe you’ve taken the time to read my previous post about why your kids won’t play with their toys, and now you’ve got a better grasp of what makes a great toy. Hopefully you’re working on minimizing and organizing your kids' current stash. If your toy collection could use some improvement, here...