Tag: literacy

Summer Break Is Approaching, but the Learning Needs To Continue

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School is ending and we are all wondering what to do with the kids for two months during the summer. With the COVID restrictions decreasing...

Mom’s the Word {Westchester County Mom Book Club}

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Before I had kids, I was an avid reader. I could easily finish a book in one lazy Sunday, curled up on the couch...

8 Tips for Motivating Reluctant Readers

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School is back in session! As a former special education teacher, I know that this may not be a favorite time of year for...

Mom’s the Word Book Club Meeting Announcement :: Big Summer

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Mom's the Word is Westchester County Mom’s (online) book club. Our goal is to provide an easily accessible place to socialize with other ladies,...

Books That Help Open Conversations With Your Kids

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I remember when I was working as a teacher. I would look everywhere for interesting books for my students. I didn’t like getting traditional...

No, I Won’t Censor for My Little Kid

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I use the word “no” a lot with my almost eight-year-old daughter -- to most requests for junk food, to staying up “just a...

8 Ways Journaling Helps Children (and Parents)

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Photo by Vadim Fomenok on Unsplash We all need to express our thoughts and feelings, work out problems, and note special moments in life. And...

Mom’s the Word Book Club Meeting Announcement :: Such a Fun...

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Mom’s the Word is Westchester County Moms Blog’s (online) book club. Our goal is to provide an easily accessible place to socialize with other...

How to Set Up Daily Academic Time Over the Summer

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It’s June! For children, this is the most exciting time of year since summer vacation is just around the corner. For parents, it's the...

What Your Child Really Needs To Know Before Kindergarten

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Recently I was asked a question I seem to get at least once every Spring. It starts with some form of, "You're a teacher...