Reading Tips for Kids: How to Get Children Reading at Home or School

Children don’t listen; they observe!

I read this at the nursing and birthing center that I visited and I resolved to myself that I am going to give my children the perfect environment for them to become avid readers.

Now I know that when we bring up kids by conditioning it’s not always a success but it is important to try:

I grew up in a home full of books. My parents never liked to have a television even as a piece of furniture. Mum and dad were avid readers and us six children watched them reading all our lives. It was obvious that we grew up also with this love for books.

We literally inherited the books!

Dad and mum had collected thousands of books in their lifetime and when they rested the books fell into our laps. How we reveled in their company. It felt like home. I created a small reading library in my garage and opened it to the people in the neighborhood. It was a tribute to my parents.

How do you make your children read?

A lot of parents have asked me this and my answer is the same: you read to them and they will surely pick it up from there.

I have heard hundreds of success stories of kids taking to books because they had enriching time with their elders while reading. That is no big secret.

Having books in the house!

Books stacked in bookcases and shelves full of these lovely things will some or the other day beckons to them and shows them the wonderful things hidden inside them! You bet they will. There is no escape.

Create a reading environment:

Create a cozy nook for them or reward them for finishing books and see the change in them. Books available today are so much fun. I picked up a book on heavenly bodies for Aaron and then I was awestruck when he picked up a toy from starwalkkids. He could actually talk about a lot of stars that he saw from the toy! Kids will leave you surprised, hang around!…

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A Complete Guide Borrowing Through a Peer to Peer Platform

Borrowing money to meet financial needs is no new concept. From earlier days people in need of money have been known to borrow from those who have excess to spare. Then came the interest, where the lender started gaining by lending his money to the one who needs.

Today as technology develops, people become more aware of other financial requirements and become more open to borrowing money to fulfill their needs, lenders are on the rise. The lenders do not lend just to friends and family anymore. It has become a lucrative business in itself.


Peer to peer platform for borrowing and lending money is where one individual borrows from another individual rather than a bank or a financial institution. This is generally done over the internet rather than across the counter like in banks.

The individuals who are ready to lend money come together and form a group. A person in need of money will apply for a loan in this group, along with details of his requirements. The ones who are interested can offer. The interest rate for the sum borrowed is however decided by the group. Based on their previously decided rates and brackets, the interest is offered to the applicant. You can find some examples on

Is This A Good Option?

When three are a number of certified banks and institutions, is it advisable to borrow from such a platform?

Many borrowers are open to this mode of borrowing as they do not have to wait for a long period of time like with banks. There are no rigorous checking processes or umpteen numbers of documents to submit to get the loan approved. Also, getting things done online saves a lot of money for both parties.

Here, if one lender is not ready, there are others to lend money. With other institutions, one will have to go from door to door asking for money. The varied interest rates also help people borrow money for different amounts and periods without feeling they are charged very high.

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