The Journey, The Quest and The Return – A Review

By Aaron Becker’s Review by Unnati Ved Reading age 4 and upwards This is a wordless picture book What happens when we are too busy to play with the kid? Well, mine just whines and screams till we comply. Not the best parenting advice for sure. But what if the…

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Want to Raise Your Child to Love Reading? Read These Secrets

source- New York Times “You’re the children’s books editor?” Someone has said this to me, usually with a smile, at least once a week in the almost three years I’ve been at The New York Times. “What a cool job!” is the subtext. But lurking in the background are almost…

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The Book That Eats People – A Review

The Book That Eats People  By John Perry, review by Unnati Ved Read aloud age - 3 and up Age group - 6 and up I read this to my 3 year old daughter and she loved it. This book is not for the faint hearted. It’s dark, makes no…

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We’ve so overscheduled our kids that doctors are now prescribing playtime

Source: Washington Post We idiotically insist that all of their activities be purposeful and structured. Last month, I picked up my children from their first day back in American elementary school after three years at a French school in Belgium. They both looked glum. “Did you make any friends?” I…

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Book Recommendations age 3 to 5

Experts say that if you start reading to a kid right from when it’s in the womb, chances are that they will get used to reading at bedtimes and eventually turn into readers themselves. Reading aloud to kids has profound benefits. It’s a perfect bonding between the parent and the…

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