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  1. Jenn JG
    06/30/2017 @ 7:12 pm

    Great tips thank you for sharing. My daughters teacher encourages much of the same! Thankfully we have a child who loves to read and write even if I cant always read her writing!

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    • Bethany M. Edwards
      07/02/2017 @ 12:56 am

      You are so fortunate to have a great teacher! I can tell you as a teacher myself that there is nothing better for a teacher to hear praise from a parent. and kudos to you for being supportive! Keep up the good work with your daughter so she makes reading and writing a life long habit!

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  2. RM
    06/11/2017 @ 12:55 pm

    Lobe your ideas and tips!! These make such a difference in the life of a child …. I did these with my older son and now with my youngest and the brothe love reading and drawing so much!

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    • Bethany M. Edwards
      06/11/2017 @ 2:05 pm

      Wonderful to hear RM. Thank you for commenting!

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  3. Katie
    06/10/2017 @ 10:58 pm

    Great ideas. My daughter loves learning new things and receiving my feedback. Skills learned early will help kids develop love for those subjects later too.

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    • Bethany M. Edwards
      06/10/2017 @ 11:31 pm

      Great to hear Katie!! Keep up the good work mama! Cheers!

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  4. Kristin
    06/10/2017 @ 7:25 pm

    Great tips! My kiddos are 4 and almost 6, so this is a big thing in our house. I love watching our 4yo try so hard to write and try to encourage her and take advantage of her interest in it right now. Our other kiddo just finished kindergarten and it’s amazing the progress that is made in one school year!!

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    • Bethany M. Edwards
      06/10/2017 @ 10:01 pm

      Such great ages! You are right, the progress they make in one year is astounding at that age. I love looking back at the beginning of the year in my daughter’s kindergarten portfolio. So amazing!

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  5. John
    04/27/2017 @ 6:08 pm

    Great ideas! It is amazing what a little encouragement and interest will do for a child’s creativity 🙂

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    • Bethany M. Edwards
      04/27/2017 @ 6:10 pm

      Children are so much more capable than we give them credit for sometimes. Thanks for commenting.

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  6. Kristin
    04/27/2017 @ 12:39 am

    Great ideas. Especially the reading component. Children live to make books as well. Keep it fun!!

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    • Bethany M. Edwards
      04/27/2017 @ 1:30 am

      Children are my favorite authors! Thanks for commenting!

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  7. Dionna Nicole Chambers
    04/26/2017 @ 4:43 pm

    I love reading together and acknowledging them! It’s so important to uplift children and acknowledge them when they are making progress. It instills self-esteem and confidence. Thank you for the great read. I also love your format. Easy to read!

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    • Bethany M. Edwards
      04/26/2017 @ 8:49 pm

      Emotional intelligence is often not taught intentionally. It truly makes a difference in all aspects of a child’s education! Thanks for the kind words!

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  8. Divya: Gone With A Whim
    04/26/2017 @ 4:38 pm

    Great post 🙂 A good upbringing and happy and creative childhood lay the path for a bright future. I’ll be sure to employ these methods when I meet my nephews and nieces 🙂 X

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    • Bethany M. Edwards
      04/26/2017 @ 4:41 pm

      Wonderful! They are lucky to have you! Happy reading!

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  9. Viki
    04/26/2017 @ 4:20 pm

    My parents did so much of what you mention there. I’m so thankful for everything they’ve done for me to turn into such a bookworm!

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    • Bethany M. Edwards
      04/26/2017 @ 4:31 pm

      Cheers to parents investing in their kids and it lasting a lifetime! Thanks for commenting!

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