Top 5 Tips for Reading at Home

Reading at home with your child is very important in helping them to improve their reading skills.  I want to share with you my top 5 tips for reading at home. ———- Join Nitra’s Secret Treehouse for more literacy tips ———- Reading Aloud Reading aloud is one of the BEST things you can do to help your child’s Read More

Book Box Subscription from Usborne Books & More !!!

NOTE: This Book Box offer has expired, if you want to make sure you are current on UBAM deals come join my group Nitra’s Secret Treehouse Are you stuck on what to get the children in your life??  Have a toddler who has too many toys?  Maybe a pre-teen who is hard to pick for? Read More

Getting Ready for Back-to-School

Getting ready for Back-to-School time, the time of year most parents look forward to and kids don’t (well most don’t).  This can be a stressful time for everyone.  Make sure you take a few minutes everyday to have a good giggle.  If you need help finding reasons to giggle come join Nitra’s Secret Treehouse and search for Read More

Give the gift of an Experience

Instead of just giving a gift for a birthday or holiday’s or fill a basket with candy, give an experience.  Use what your child is interested in and give them some books to encourage their interest and then give them an experience to go with it.  I want to share a few examples of some Read More

How to Prevent Summer Slide

What is Summer Slide and how to prevent Summer slide.  “Summer Slide” is when children forget skills they learned at school during summer break.  This is especially true for students who may have struggled during the school year.  I wanted to share a few tips on how to prevent Summer Slide from happening to your Read More

Traveling During the Summer and Surviving

Yaaaa school is out … said very few parents 🙂 For many families summer means vacation and vacation means traveling.  Now coming along to help with the kids is not an option … however if you want to fly me in … LOL, but what I can do is offer some tips to make traveling a Read More