ABCmouse vs Homer Learn and Grow

Age of Learning’s ABCmouse and Homer Learning’s Learn and Grow are two excellent learning apps that have become quite popular for parents of younger kids. Filled with songs, books, videos and games, both apps take kids through a personal learning journey where they can learn to read, do math and explore a variety of other … Read more

What to Look for in an Reading App for Kids

Finding a reading app that is effective for younger kids doesn’t have to be as daunting and frustrating as it seems, you just need to know what to look for If you’re interested in getting your kids reading early, or have a reluctant or struggling reader, chances are you’ve come across one of the many … Read more

Reader Pens for Dyslexia: Are They Right for Your Child?

Child scanning text with reading pen

These days there are a lot of assistive technologies out there that claim to make reading easier for students with dyslexia. After all, what parent doesn’t want to increase reading independence and instill a love of reading in their children? Reading pens have been marketed to parents as a cool bit of assistive technology for … Read more

How to Decide if a Subscription Book Box is Worth It For Your Kids

From tea enthusiasts to marathon runners, these days there’s a subscription box for everyone and everything. These monthly boxes deliver new products to your door every month, letting you explore and try things you may never have tried otherwise. Wrapped up in nicely decorated boxes, often with gift-wrapping and lots of little surprises inside, it … Read more