Education Tutor (June 2011)

Relationships: Who doesn’t love a great story, especially one with interesting and fun-to-say words and sounds? Nursery rhymes do just that – such as Muffet and tuffet from “Little Miss Muffet,” or Old MacDonald’s e-i-e-i-oh! Read more…

Education (June 2011)

Entertainment: Jared Lloyd was having trouble with reading, specifically letter recognition and retention. He began seeing a tutor twice a week for help. As a result, his mother says, Jared’s reading ability, confidence and self-esteem have all improved. Jared is 6 years old. Read more…

Book by Book How One Dad Is Making Toddler Books Better

Entertainment: Off a small side street in Chappaqua, N.Y. sits the home of Matthew Van Fleet, The New York Times best-selling children’s book author and illustrator. In the front corner of the yard, tucked under the branches of a large tree is a fort made of sturdy wood and gnarled branches. Once you get to know Van Fleet you realize this very fort is representative of the man himself. Both have a strong foundation with a healthy dose of whimsy and originality that can turn heads. Read more…

Reality Bites a Gen X Dad

Entertainment: By Bruce Myint Read more…

Editor’s Note (June 2011)

Hot Topics: There may still be three weeks or so left to the school year, but if your children are anything like mine was, school is technically over. Yes there are tests to take, art projects to bring home and desks to clear out, but young minds have checked out with the first rush of warm air. Can you blame your youngsters? Read more…

Ask The Specialist (June 2011)

Out & About (June 2011)

Good Stuff (June 2011)

Holidays: A tiny keepsake is revealed as these unscented candles burn. Each candle’s plaque features a wish, such as joy, love, fun and adventure. Includes a set of 12 candles and one clear glass tray. $69.95. www.redenvelope.com. Photo courtesy of redenvelope.com Read more…

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