Teaching a Child to Read with The Reading Game @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

Teaching a Child to Read with The Reading Game

Teaching a child to read can feel like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Wonderful resources, like The Reading Game, 2nd Edition from Allsaid & Duun, LLC, can help make the process FUN and EXCITING! What is The Reading Game? The Reading Game was created by Wordly Wise author Kenneth Hodkinson. It teaches 180 words, most of […]

Failure Free Reading Program (review)

Reading is something that I have a great passion for. I love to read and have always tried to instill that love within my children as well. My 14-year-old is a voracious reader and has been since she was very little. My 9-year-old . . . well, not so much. He has struggled greatly with reading, mostly because he just […]

Our Favorite FREE Audiobook Websites at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Our Favorite Websites for FREE Audiobooks

Audiobooks are a wonderful addition to any home, but they can be a little pricey! We’ve found quite a few resources for free audiobooks over the years. We listen to audiobooks as an alternative to screen time, on long car rides, and while we’re working on other projects like lego building, drawing, or handicrafts.   Librivox https://librivox.org/ Librivox has free […]

10 Days of Wholesome Summer Reading @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

10 Days of Wholesome Books for Summer Reading

Do you want your children to read wholesome books filled with inspiring characters worthy of emulating? Do you worry about what your children are reading and feel like you need to preview their books (especially older kids), but you just can’t find the time? If so, then you’ll want to join me over the next two weeks as I bring […]

Our Sixth Grade Reading List

My sixth grader loves to read and I’m so thankful for that. She reads so much, however, that it’s hard for me to preview enough books for her. I haven’t always been super picky about what I allow her to read. I would just pick up whatever looked fun from the library. It wasn’t until serious issues with a poor […]

What I’m Reading in May 2017 (and an April Recap)

Apparently I thought I would have more time on my hands than was realistic when I made my reading list for April. Of the five books that I put on my list, I only finished three, and one of them wasn’t even on my list!I very slowly devoured and took meticulous notes on Julie Morgenstern’s book Time Management from the […]

What I'm Reading April 2017 at LifeInTheNerddom.com

What I’m Reading in April 2017

I. love. to. read! I read a LOT of books and typically have 4 or 5 books that I’m reading from on any given day. Every month I try to choose three to four books to read in the upcoming month. This post is not necessarily an endorsement of these books, just sharing what I plan to read in the […]