How Games Foster a Love of Learning

How Games Foster a Love of Learning

When I play games with my children, I want our time together to be first about the┬áplay and the connections spending time together builds, but I also appreciate how games can be the best kind of teachers. Games offer practice in reading, writing, math, logic, following directions, creativity, teamwork, problem-solving ( the list goes on) […]

How to Encourage Our Children to Write

How to Encourage Our Children to Write

We grab our journals. Clark’s, a classic black and white composition book, mine a recent gift of writing prompts. We sharpen pencils; I make sure Sophie has something to do, and together, for ten or fifteen minutes a couple of times a week, we write. For over a year now, once a month Clark and […]