Category Archives: Reading

Struggling Reader Turns into a Reading Lover

My older two have struggled to become readers. And, once they can read, they have struggled to read fluently. I have written before about the time my oldest asked my husband if he liked to read. She told him that … Continue reading

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Analogies

I love analogies. When I find myself facing something I have to explain, I search my mind for a proper analogy and trot it out. It has come in handy several times when explaining my craziness to my spouse. One … Continue reading

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Translation Help

We recently opened a box of Cheerios® that had a children’s book in it. We’ve gotten these before, although it has been awhile. The kids look forward to this and we’ve found quite a few that have become favorites. The … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Club

The tiny local library has started their summer reading club up. Activities are planned once per week at the library and all books the kids read (or have read to them) are recorded on sheets and turned in. At the … Continue reading

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Summer Session: Day 3

We took a two week break after the official “end” of our school year. We started back up on Monday for a light summer session of schoolwork. I start out with Child #1 & Child #2 working together on Writing … Continue reading

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Reading Comprehension

I’ve written previously about some issues we were concerned about with our oldest child at the beginning of the school year. We had her evaluated by a Vision Therapy Professional to see if something between her eyes and her brain was causing … Continue reading

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