A local mom's book inspires a new tradition.
10 great preschool books parents will love to read and reread to kids out loud.
A new kids' Nutcracker DVD is a fun holiday-time lesson in culture and fitness.
Nonfiction picture books are a great source of info for kids. Plus, 5 great fall reads
How parents can use Two Ducks Theatre Company's play Rainbowtown as a teaching tool
A checklist to see if your home is set up to instill a love of literacy in your kids
A mom's review of Do You Know Pippi Longstocking at the American Swedish Historical Museum
An early literacy expert's tips on reading aloud to babies. Plus, 25 great books to read to babies.
Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong likes the play-and-learn opportunities at Bryn Mawr's new Play Cafe.
Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong uses a new kids' book to explore Philadelphia.
Mom blogger and early reading specialist Marissa Kiepert Truong has simple play ideas with Pots and Pans for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong uses an autumnal board book take the lead for a baby-based sensory lesson.
Early literacy expert Marissa Kiepert Truong reviews three book-related apps to get toddlers learning.
Mom blogger and literacy expert Marissa Kiepert Truong outlines 10 stimulating activities for infants on up.
Read aloud to your newborn. Not only is it a way to cuddle and bond, your baby gains language skills through hearing words says mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong, PhD.
Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong and her daughter had fun with the Rorshach-like images in a children's book by Charles G. Shaw.
To help her young daughter understand sharing, mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong enlists the help of four children's books.
Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Troung recommends Brave Santa by Nancy Poydar. It's a good book to read before visiting Santa, especially if you're concerned about stranger anxiety. Maybe next year!
When reading to a child, ask questions about the story to enhance language, expression, comprehension, critical thinking and memory skills says mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong, PhD.
Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong has found books that incorporate important ideas as her daughter gets ready for the birth of her new little brother.
Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong offers strategies to prepare for and have fun during an art museum visit.
For a toddler, everyday events can be learning experiences. Mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong turns turned a visit to frozen yogurt shop Red Mango into a creative opportunity.
When mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong's daughter developed an early interest in potty training, "poop" became her favorite greeting.