Reading is Fundamental But You Must Understand It First
Kids will be turned off reading if they have no interest in the material. Comics or picture books are fine as long as the child enjoys it.
It took two hundred thousand years for man to develop the written word, another five thousand years to mass-produce it, and one generation to forget it.
An infinite number of books featuring multi-dimensional female characters accomplish so much less if they are read by our daughters, but not our sons.
Recalling Robert Hayden’s classic poem “Those Winter Sundays,” Philip Clark presents his own remembrance of a father and his sacrifices.
Not every kids’ book is the right fit for every kid. But there are certain types of books that every kid should encounter when they’re young.
Leo Babauta has some tips to help you read what you want, when you want without all the distractions.
When Frederick J. Goodall went to his son’s preschool to read one day, he had no idea that he would end up being the first father who had ever read to the class.
Two new initiatives are aiming to get parents to read more to their kids, and for new tech solutions to improve literacy.
Let us revel in the diversity of literature rather than wallow in our own prejudices. The “freedom to read” is something should all celebrate.
For six weeks, football players endured summer conditioning, and a part of that conditioning regimen was intellectual.
Now that Comic Con 2014 is over, Tom Burns offers parents some tips on how to get their kids interested in comic books, so they’ll be ready to geek out with their mom and dad at next year’s Con.
Books, and reading in general, are good habits to practice as you get older. And, no, since speed-reading through your Twitter timeline doesn’t count, here are a few recommendations to help jump-start your summer reading list.
Wrestling is serious business at Don Bosco. So is coming out to your coach, especially when he’s also your dad.
Jayson Gaddis used to be the classic unavailable guy, the one whose heart women tried to melt. But it never worked. And he’s got some insight into why.
Caregivers are heroes among us. And every story can inspire, encourage, and inform others. We invite you to share your story.
When I looked inside, the person I wanted to be had never existed, I had to create him, not find him.
The athleticism, strategery, and pageantry of Sumo!
Essential attributes you must develop if you expect people to treat you as their leader.
Standing your ground can come at a steep price, but you will never regret it.
Just because somebody acts like they know what they are doing, doesn’t mean they actually do.
Are you trying to control the “friend zone”? Is that why you’re stuck there? James Rigdon asks you to think about it.
Marriage is not rocket science. The principles it’s based on are really pretty simple. Kindness. Respect. Loyalty. That kind of thing.
What are you doing today to prepare your children psychologically for the world of tomorrow?
Co-Parenting and working with the person you divorced is hard. Here are 4 practical tips to make the road less bumpy.
Justin Bieber is trying to renovate himself. I call it a Biebernovation.
Treating parents just as parents can be the best and the only respect some children can give.
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.