We Read “Otis” for the World Record
Oct03

We Read “Otis” for the World Record

I had posted about the Jumpstart’s Read for the Record 3rd October 2013 Campaign a few days back. I had been preparing Ed for it and explained to him how if he read “Otis”, books will be donated to children who dont have many books to read. Today we read the Book together and he loved Otis. So we heard a lot of  Putt Puff Puttedy Chuff ….Putt Puff Puttedy Chuff  the entire day. I printed out his certificate and...

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Eurotalk Math Age 3-5:Early Math App for kids
Oct01

Eurotalk Math Age 3-5:Early Math App for kids

This is the first app I am reviewing for the Educational Apps section of this website and the reason I choose this particular app is because it is so hard to come across good Early Math Apps. We have had the Eurotalk Math 3-5 App for about 10 months and we keep coming back to it every few weeks. The App is divided in 2 Parts with Part 1 being suitable for younger children. The Part 2 increases in difficulty and Ed still has some...

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Baby Sign language: Top 15 Important First Signs
Sep26

Baby Sign language: Top 15 Important First Signs

In my previous posts I have discussed the top 10 benefits of  teaching baby sign language. For this article, I have picked the 15 most important First Signs of Baby Sign Language  based on our experience of what helped us most in understanding Ed’s basic needs when he was around 1 Year old. There are plenty of other useful signs he learned during this time such as dog, cat, fish , bird , sun etc which were so great at helping...

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Top 10 Benefits of Teaching Baby Sign Language
Sep24

Top 10 Benefits of Teaching Baby Sign Language

How about preparing yourself by learning the only language your baby is capable of communicating with when he is a few months old?   In my opinion “Baby Sign Language” is a very undervalued subject in Parenting and has yet to reach its true potential. .The baby/kids product Industry is booming with companys manufacturing and marketing average to sometimes outright useless products to vulnerable parents. Every other day I...

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We Give Books: Read Free Ebooks online for a great cause
Sep22

We Give Books: Read Free Ebooks online for a great cause

“We Give Books” is such a great website. This is one of our favourite site to read free ebooks along with others like “Oxford Owl”. Ed’s favourite book on We Give Books  is ” Red Truck”, he wants me to read that one over and over again. By reading  books on this website, not only do you get to read the wonderful ebooks for free, you do that for a great cause!  They promote early childhood...

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Join the Otis Book Parade for Read for the Record on We Give Books
Sep22

Join the Otis Book Parade for Read for the Record on We Give Books

I’m with Otis! Join the Otis Book Parade for Read for the Record on We Give Books.Take part in Read for the Record on We Give Books! We Give Books readers from across the country and around the world are coming together to show their support for early childhood literacy. Join me and Otis, the star of this year’s Jumpstart’s Read for the Record campaign, to set new reading records and stand up for children everywhere. Presented in...

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Baby Signing Time :Teaching Baby Sign Language
Apr06

Baby Signing Time :Teaching Baby Sign Language

 When Ed was a few months old, I stumbled upon an article about “Baby Sign language”. It was a fascinating concept and I started reading more about the techniques and research behind the benefits of teaching baby sign language. After reading the wonderful experiences of so many parents and seeing the videos of little babies as young as 6 months communicating with sign language, I was really excited to use it with Ed. This...

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Glenn Doman “How to Teach Your Baby to Read”: Book Review
Feb08

Glenn Doman “How to Teach Your Baby to Read”: Book Review

 When I first saw the title of this book by Glenn Doman, it seemed preposterous, I mean come on….How could you teach a baby to read? And even if you could what is the rush to teach your baby to read ? I had these questions but being a first time parent I feared that I might miss out on some important piece of information in bringing up our baby – So very skeptically I started reading this book by the authors Glenn Doman...

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