In 2006 Natalie Greene, author of Little Pearl Publishing's latest book How To Make Essential Oils Useful, was ready to give up completely. She, like many moms, felt over-worked, overwhelmed, over stressed, underpaid, and under appreciated. On top of that she silently suffered from chronic pain that only her husband and mom knew about. Her two children were starting to feel the impact of her depression and the guilt was driving Greene mad.
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is a wonderful organization that unites book lovers not only for sharing great reads, but for changing the world through the power of reading. Recently RIF posted an update about a new program they launched, Summer Reading Success, that is helping students from low-income families access books and knowledge while on summer break.
"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." – Dr. Seuss
It's never too early to foster a love of reading in your children. In fact, it is one of the most important gifts a parent can give. It is through books that children discover the world, explore relationships, master vocabulary, and expand their horizons. A love of reading can improve confidence, boost intelligence, and provide a life-long hobby that is both practical and magical.
“Anyone can grow awesome tomato plants,” says Joshua Rothman, author of the popular book How To Grow Tomatoes.