One of our primary goals at Little Birdie Books is to make it easy for families to have great books in their home. We want books that will capture your child’s interest and encourage them to engage and communicate. As speech language pathologists, we are particularly passionate about finding books that promote language learning.Continue reading “Which books are best?”
In the chaos of April 2020, we missed our monthly blog of our favourite new picture books releases but we are back and excited to share our 3 new releases in May 2020.Continue reading “3 new releases in May 2020”
Kids love cooking. Well let me re-phrase, kids love food! So without further adieu, here are our top 5 cooking-themed books where the recipe for language learning is… just right!Continue reading “Delicious and Nutritious: Our Top 5 Cooking-themed Picture Books”
Life may never be the same again. As adults, we will remember 2020 for the rest of our lives. In fact, the COVID-19 pandemic will become a page in history for future generations.
But how will our children remember it?Continue reading “Picture Books for a Pandemic: Our Top 3”
It is a strange time as I’m writing this, as the world grapples with the COVID-19 crisis. But as parents and educators, we continue to shield children from the information that is not necessary for them to know and love them through the things they DO know – attention, connection and communication.
Books continue to provide all three of these so enjoy your top picks for new releases in March 2020.Continue reading “March 2020 – Books you’ll love”
Have you ever shared an experience with someone where instead of feeling heard, you were on the receiving end of sympathy, comparison or worse, a lack of interest?
Empathy has the power to make or break personal and professional relationships. It is a cognitive skill that develops over time. We are all born with the potential to develop empathy but it is a taught skill, arguably the most important skill a parent can teach their child.