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Episode #21 – How and Why it’s Important to Develop an Independent Reading Habit

Today, we’re going to talk about independent reading and how and WHY you should work with your child to develop this habit. You may be wondering what I even mean when I say independent reading. Independent reading is when your child is reading on their own with no assistance from you. Oftentimes, students who independently […]

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Episode #20 – Helping Your Child Pick a Just Right Book

Have you ever wondered how to help your child pick a book? Maybe you’re worried that the books they are picking are too hard or too easy. You’re not alone.  It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you’re standing in a bookstore or library. I get asked all the time, “How do I know if my […]

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Episode #19 – How to Raise a Reader

If you’ve been on social media recently, you’ve probably seen the hashtag #raisingreaders. Maybe, it has you wondering what exactly it means to raise a reader. Maybe, you’re also wondering how you can raise a reader, too? That’s exactly what I want to talk to you about this week.  In this episode, I’ll answer two […]

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Episode #18 – How to Keep Your Kids Reading All Summer

This past week on Facebook I saw a mom ask the following question, “Parents of readers – how do you go about keeping your kids reading all summer?” Now, I know if there is one person out there asking this question, there are likely many more wondering the same thing. In today’s episode, I’m going […]

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Episode #17 – 3 Reasons to Watch Movies this Summer

In this solo episode, I chat about one of my favorite subjects, children’s books, and movies! It’s another great tool for combating the dreaded summer slide. My house is screen-friendly, my kids play video games and have screen time. But, it’s also important to me that we make the screen time connect to learning. In our […]

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Episode #16 – Stop the Summer Slide

In today’s episode, I’m going to talk to you about the dreaded summer slide! As we’re all preparing to wrap up another school year and head into the summer, I’ll bet a lot of you are thinking, “Where’s my kid at right now?” or “What has this last year been like?” We can’t deny the […]

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Episode #15 – Breakfast Invitations are the Key to Stress-Free Mornings

On this episode of The Reading Project, I have with me Beth from Days with Grey. I have been following Beth on social media for quite some time and using her ideas with my own children. I absolutely love what she is doing. She’s a mom of three boys and a former teacher with a […]

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Episode #13 – How to Support Your Gifted Learner at Home- Interview with Sharon Frazier Verpooten

I often share strategies for supporting struggling readers, but today is a bit different. Today, I have Sharon Frazier Verpooten with me and she’s going to share 6 ways to support your gifted child at home. I met Sharon when I became an online reading tutor. She has such great energy, and always has awesome […]

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Episode #12 – The Language and Literacy Connection- Interview with Danielle Kent

Today I’m talking with Danielle Kent from Piece of Mind Therapy and Consulting. Danielle is a speech and language pathologist who specializes in executive functioning with a neurodiversity and inclusion focus. She’s also a mother of two and an entrepreneur. She is a multi-passionate SLP dedicated to equipping and empowering parents and professionals to support problem […]

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Episode #6 – What You Need to Know About Living with Dyslexia

Today I’m talking with Kathleen from Dyslexic Labs about her experience growing up and living with Dyslexia. Kathleen shares about her own personal struggle with dyslexia, some of the benefits of having dyslexia and living with dyslexia, and so much more! Here’s the Highlights (1:30) Meet my guest Kathleen! She created Dyslexic Labs to support […]

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