Reading

Reading is supposed to be fun. Here's how to make learning letters, phonics, letter blends, and sight words a fun experience for both parent and child. Plus: comprehension techniques to improve information retention and literacy programs to help your child learn to read.

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How to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read

Surround your kids with books, let them choose the pages they want to turn, and you’ll inspire them to think big and never stop.

I'm a Mom With a Ph.D. in Reading: Here's How I Get My Kids to Love Books

Getting kids to read and love reading are two different things. I spent years doing reading research while parenting three young kids, and here's what I learned about helping them love to read.

I Felt Guilty for Not Teaching My Daughter to Read Before Kindergarten, But Turns Out I Didn't Have To

I was ready to send my daughter off to kindergarten, but the fact I never taught her to read was making me feel like I failed her. It wasn't until my first parent-teacher conference that I changed my mind.

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From chapter books to board books, this fun bunch of kindergarten-level stories are a wonderful way to get your kid ready — and excited for reading! — before she starts kindergarten.

Best Children's Books of 2015

Children's librarians and families agreed that out of the thousands of kids' titles released this year, these picks are the guaranteed page-turners. Let your friends in on the news.