Bedtime Reading for Babies

Your baby loves routines. Though he or she might also like your stand-up comedy routine, I’m talking about everyday routines—like bath time, meal time, and bedtime. Your baby works hard to understand what is going on around her, so anything familiar and predictable … Continue reading

Simple Ways to Entertain your Baby with a Book

When I talk about which books are age appropriate for babies, I am less concerned about what is in the book and more interested in what we can do with the book. A great example of this is books that require our … Continue reading

Books – and Tunes – for Babies

A great way to keep the interest of a baby when you’re reading with them, or a child of any age really, is to add some rhythm or melody to your book sharing. The rhyme and repetition in many childrens’ … Continue reading

Books for Babies Book Giveaways

Because of generous funding from the Alberta Government and private donors, the Centre for Family Literacy is able to give a book to every family each week of the Books for Babies program—to keep. I’ve mentioned in previous blogs that everyone’s taste in books is a little … Continue reading