Are You A Bully?

Hey parents, am I talking to you? Yep. Are you a bull dog on social media? Finger tips ready to hit those keys if someone puts up a post that you disagree with. Do you comment intent on squashing their opinion into the next century? How about when a service provider doesn't get it right and you verbally eviscerate them for your child to witness. Hope to make a dent in kid bully behavior? Look in the mirror and make a change. Amen. Read more on the subject at http://www.sale

Why Do Children Need Storytelling?

In fiction, children will find imaginary places. Reading about them will tickle the creative thinking part of their brains. Not to mention the fun far away places and interesting cultural cool stuff they will discover! Inspire them to read and they will look beyond their own limitations and fly! For more reasons why story telling for kids rocks! Go to The Child Development Institute a https://childdevelopmentinfo.com/child-activities/storytelling-for-children/#.W0-_bNJKhPY

What do Middle Grade School Kids Worry About?

Even with all of the not so good stuff happening in the world, a poll reveals that kids from ages 9 to 13 worry about school grades, looks or appearance, problems at home, and being liked. Hey parents, all kids are born with an uncanny radar that is super sensitive to problems at home. Their tiny yet powerful detectors are always searching for blips that signal possible problems with mom and dad . The solution? Age appropriate dialogue that is sincere and ongoing is the place

The Imagination of the Dyslexic!

Actress Keira Knightly shares intimate insight into the qualities that make the dyslexic child unique. Thank you Keira for sharing your wisdom and heart with the community! Parents looking for related resources check out these Facebook pages. https://www.facebook.com/groups/dyslexiaGastonCoNC/ https://www.facebook.com/madebydyslexia/ #dyslexia #teacher #mom #reading #imagination #education #specialeducation #school #middlegradebooks #childrensfiction #children #kids #childhoo

Enter to Win The Gage Series!

Don't miss The Queen City Connections Book Giveaway Contest! Keep summer reading for your child on track with this cool enter to win contest! How it works ... ​#1 - Like the Facebook group, Queen City Connections   and comment "Summer Reading Rocks!"  https://www.facebook.com/groups/QCConnections/ ​#2 - Like @GagetheFlyingWhippet on Facebook ​#3- Visit http://www.thegageseries.com/contact and submit your Name and Email to Enter! ​Include a fun message! Good Luck!! Contest Det

Let Her Imagination Soar!

Parents, encourage your child to read! They will visit imaginary places they never could have imagined. In children's fiction engaging characters will greet them, tickling their dreams to create new hopes to contemplate and to share with you! #gagetheflyingwhippet #thescrapper #thegageseries #whippet #dogbook #childrensfiction #middlegradebook #dyslexia #book #imagination #reading #author #children #kidsbook #childhood #rescuedog #writer

Ta-dah! A super nanny holla!

Leigh Roberson Aberle of Family First Travel Nannies shares her childhood heart and her nanny enthusiasm for the Gage the Flying Whippet book series. Click the screen below to hear and enjoy what she has to say! #nanny #childrensbook #childrensfiction #kidsbook #dog #whippet #story #reading #imagination #mom #childhood #dyslexia #teacher #kids #children

The Visit

Oh, the anticipation of the visit from Grammie and Grandpa! When will they be here? What will we do? Will they bring me a treat like they always do? These local grandparents are bringing a book to their granddaughter very soon. A special story to share among loved ones about a girl, a dog and letting your imagination soar. #thevisit #grammie #grandpa #treat #childrensfiction #adventure #reading #dogslife #summer #funtimes #parenting #childhood #book