Getting creative

  As futurist Michio Kaku pointed out recently, many of the jobs we do now will in the future be done by robots.  So, what skills can we guide our kids towards in order to futureproof them?  STEM careers are generally going to be a good bet, especially in the R&D areas of...

The covers of my book are too far apart (and other grumbles) – book review

  Yesterday we received a beautiful book to review on the Love Reading 4 Kids website, and I have reproduced the review here as I know many of my own readers have children in the age range this book will appeal to.  It is particularly useful for folks whose...

Little authors

 Many children love to make up stories, but how can we capture these examples of their wonderful imaginations when they are too little to write them down for themselves.  One way is to encourage them to tell us the story slowly, one line at a time so we can...