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Reading with Your Child

This is a big reading week here. On Tuesday, we had Multicultural Children’s Book Day. On Monday, Guppy’s school started Parents as Reading Partners, or PARP. Reading is important; it’s a basic life skill. Without the ability to read, you struggle with most basic tasks. Without the ability to read, many careers are blocked off. But it’s more than just teaching kids to read. Loving reading is important as well. I love books, and I want my children to as well. Continue reading Reading with Your Child

Where Things Come From

This post is for Multicultural Children’s Book Day

On Wednesday, I reviewed Bijoy and the Big River. One thing that I liked about the book is that it talks about where silk comes from, and the people that make it into cloth. Silk – something that we probably think about rarely. There are many things in our lives that we deal with every day, but never think about. Maybe we should change that. Continue reading Where Things Come From

Bijoy and the Big River – Multicultural Children’s Book Day Review

Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book for review purposes. All opinions are my own.

This review is part of Multicultural Children’s Book Day.

Bijoy is a boy living in Assam. He’s more than that though. Through him, Meera Sriram and Praba Ram tell children a story. His life is the story of where silk comes from. But more importantly, this story is about how people live in rural India. He is a proxy for a tale that teaches children about one aspect of a completely different world. Continue reading Bijoy and the Big River – Multicultural Children’s Book Day Review

Nature Walks for Babies

This post is part of Multicultural Children’s Book Day. Follow along on Twitter with #ReadTheWorld.

On Tuesday, I reviewed Baby Play, a board book that Minnow and I enjoyed. The best part of it, I wrote, was the photography. The baby is adorable and the focus of the shots. Every picture shows the baby doing something, engaged in activity. My favorite is the one where the baby is out with his mother on a nature walk. Continue reading Nature Walks for Babies