Author: Mary Ostrowski

One Way To Teach Kids About Diversity

Have you ever judged a book by its cover? I’ve got to admit, I have — and not just the paper kind, but the people kind too. Today’s activity is an introduction to physical traits vs personality traits. It’s one step towards reminding us all to look past the cover and discover the good friend […]

The Power of the Read Aloud

Books, Building Comprehension & Confidence Reading aloud to your child on a daily basis is one of the most powerful tools you can use for building critical thinking, cognitive skills and confidence. That will likely strike you as either a bold statement, or way too simplistic. Regardless, the amount of research supporting this claim is vast. […]

The Art of Giving Thanks

Holiday Spirit Every year the advertisements for the Christmas holidays start earlier and earlier (Halloween?!). Holy Hannah, it can be hard to stay in the true spirit of the season with all of this STUFF swirling around everywhere we look. We usually do, though, because the magic in the air is a subtle prompt constantly […]

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