Pezzano Mickey & Bornstein January 2018


Make Reading a Family Resolution

SET REWARD MILESTONES Positive reinforcement will propel your kids to keep reading long after the calendars have turned. For a certain number of books completed or hours spent reading, offer them a prize. You can even create a big end goal to really cement those reading habits. Better yet, set a combined goal that the entire family can work toward. Don’t be afraid to pull out all the stops. If your kids know that reading one book per week through June means an extra-special summer vacation, their enthusiasm won’t wane come spring. recommendations, share ratings, and create lists of both completed and to-be-read books. Users also create reading lists based on topic, genre, decade, and more. With over 2 billion books added, you’ll never run out of inspiration. Biblionasium offers the same services, but it’s designed specifically for children. Talk to other parents and create a network of friends and classmates. After all, nothing is cooler to a kid than what their friends are doing. Avid readers tend to do better academically from kindergarten through college. In fact, a study from the Journal of Education and Practice found that reading comprehension predicted success in other subjects more than any other factor. If you want to see improved report cards, make a reading resolution for your entire household. USE READING APPS Goodreads is a social network for bibliophiles. You can find

Every parent wants to see their child do well in school, and there’s one fun activity that benefits students of all ages: reading. In a world with so much stimulation, however, it can be difficult to motivate kids to put down a screen and pick up a book. New Year’s resolutions are the perfect opportunity to make reading a priority. Here are a few tips to make 2018 the year your kids become bookworms.

MAKE IT A FAMILY RESOLUTION There’s no better motivator than solidarity! Plus, we’re guessing everyone in your household could stand to read a little more. You don’t have to read the same books or set identical goals, but it’s a lot more fun when everyone participates. Schedule weekly reading discussions so everyone can share the cool stories they’ve read. Stack your completed books in your house somewhere as a monument to all the knowledge your family has gained. Dual Experts We’re not your average attorneys. For one thing, without her signature heels, Lisa is only 5 feet tall. Wendy is as cool as a cucumber, even under pressure. But the real difference is in how we tackle your case. We only handle two types of cases: personal injury and workers’ comp. Our background in these categories spans over 25 years, so we know what we’re doing. For the first 10 years of her career, Lisa defended employers in workers’ compensation claims in every county in the state of New Jersey. Wendy used to represent insurance companies. She understands how they think and what you need to get past legal roadblocks in a personal injury case. Our dual expertise also means that if there’s an overlap in your cases, we’ll be able to maximize our resources and collaborate. Let’s say you drive for a living. If you are injured in a truck accident, you may file a workers’ compensation claim. But if the crash was someone else’s fault, you might also be able to file a lawsuit against that person. With our experience in both arenas, we’ve got you covered. We’re selective about the cases we take on. To devote ample time to each case, we don’t take on very many. Our choosiness is in your interest. We’ll only take your case if we are sure you have one. If our initial research

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