1. The Trouble With “B” and “D”

    When a child first begins to learn how to read and write, there tends to be a good amount of confusion. This is, of course, to be expected. The English language is in no way one of the easiest languages to learn. One of the most common mistakes kids make when they are learning how to write is reversing the usage of the letters “b” and “d”. This can be chalked up to how similar these two le…Read More

  2. Dysgraphia & How To Treat It In Your Child

    Often the inability for a child to write legibly is chalked up to their personality and a general disinterest in penmanship. If your child is having trouble getting the hang of learning how to properly write, it could be an actual learning disorder known as dysgraphia. Dysgraphia specifically affects a child’s writing skills. This not only includes the way your child’s writing looks but also t…Read More

  3. Cursive: To Be or Not To Be

    Not many people would argue that literacy is at the core of learning. If a child is not literate, then the chances of them being able to grasp language as well as the majority of other subjects is slim to none. It should be said, however, that literacy includes much more than simply just reading and writing. In particular, cursive writing is known to have a significant impact on the development o…Read More

  4. Help Your Child Develop With Handwriting Practice

    Parenting is by no means, an easy job. When it comes to our children, it often easy to forget that much of the development a child experiences is the job of the brain and therefore, every child is different in regards to their progress. While factors like genetics and environment play a vital role in the brain’s ability to develop, there are other ways that you as a parent can assist the brain i…Read More

  5. Are Electronic Devices Taking Over Your Child’s Life?

    Technology is a wonderful thing, but it does have its downfalls. Having access to gadgets every second of the day has resulted in both children and adults spending upwards of six hours looking at a screen every single day. This is especially worrisome when it comes to kids. This increased usage of technology by younger children has been shown to contribute to attention problems, sleep and eating d…Read More

  6. Reasons Schools Are Still Teaching Handwriting in 2016

    While some schools insist that learning keyboard skills are far more important than handwriting skills in the current day and age, the majority of them continue to teach both and for good reason! While keyboard skills will absolutely be invaluable in the coming decades, the importance of having legible and correct handwriting stands the test of time. Don’t believe us? Let’s discuss the many re…Read More

  7. Why Handwriting Is Still Relevant In The Digital Age

    With the increased usage of technology over the last two decades, the frequency of which people actually use pen and paper has diminished significantly. As a result, people have stopped placing as much emphasis on the importance of having legible handwriting. However, there are plenty of reasons people should still consider to practice and perfect their handwriting. These issues span from practica…Read More