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Make reading fun for your school-aged child

Put down the flash cards and make reading fun with these simple doctor-approved tactics.

16 awesome picture books for kids

We've rounded up our fave picture books for kids, we'll keep updating so check back to see the latest and greatest.

6 ways to encourage your reluctant reader

Does your child refuse to read? Author Adrienne Kress offers advice for concerned parents.

Tips to help reprogram your reluctant reader

This kind of outside-the-book thinking is effective in getting tweens engaged (or re-engaged) in reading.

Activity books for those indoor winter days

If your child would rather be indoors than out in the snow, here are some activity books to help pass the time.

Back-to-school themed books

It's time to hit the books again, but that doesn't have to be a bad thing! Here are some fun pages to get your kids back in the swing of things.

How environmental print can help build early reading skills

It’s a common question from parents of preschoolers: “Does my child need to be able to print his or her name before starting kindergarten?”

Twisted fairytales

Once upon a time, these bedtime stories were predictable. Now, not so much.

Comic relief: What The Princess Bride can teach us

In this excerpt, we learn how the grandson and the grandfather in The Princess Bride teach us the value of unplugging the tech and reading to our kids.

Give the gift of reading

Books and magazines are the gifts that keeps giving! Look for these ParentsCanada favourites.

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