Author: Jan Pierce

Jan Pierce, M.Ed., is a retired teacher and reading specialist living in Vancouver. She specializes in parenting, education and family life pieces. She is the author of two books for homeschool families: "Homegrown Readers: Simple Ways to Help Your Child Learn to Read" and "Homegrown Family Fun: Unplugged." Learn more at at

Did you know that even babies and toddlers are in the process of becoming readers and writers? Through the support of those around them they will progress from emergent understandings and skills to conventional reading and writing. If you’ve ever seen