The Correlation Between Reading and Success

By Georgia Lohan We love talking about reading at Rafael the Unicorn. I believe wholeheartedly that reading is so important for children. It helps them build their creativity, identify with their emotions, learn social skills, and it breeds success. If you think I’m giving too much credit to reading, think again. Research shows that reading is a major part of …

 Part 1 The Untold Story of Vlad from Transylvania

                                                      Fearlessly written by Georgia Lohan   PART I: Once upon a time, when the sun had seemed to lose his glittery aspect, I decided to explore the land of dragons and vampires. When I was a little child, my grandfather used to tell me the legend of Vlad the Vampire Emperor. Vlad would not let people grow their own …

Noni and Dogo in the United Kingdom of Biscuits

By Georgia Lohan Once upon a time, when everything seemed to be oh so fine, two less famous inhabitants of the Kingdom of Clumsiness (KC) decided to show up in my story! Since I promised to tell their adventure, here it is: Noni and Dogo are two bear brothers who lived in the adorable Kingdom of Clumsiness. Noni was the tallest …

Ways to Encourage Your Children to Become Storytellers

By Georgia Lohan   Storytelling skills are incredibly important and not just in childhood. The skills that you learn through storytelling help you in many different areas of life. In business, storytelling is used to sell your product and connect with customers. These skills are also helpful in improving communication, making all relationships easier. Stories are relatable and help people learn. …

 How to Create Awesome Bedtime Stories

                             By Georgia Lohan   Children are amazing at stall tactics! When it’s time to go to bed they pull out their long list of questions, demands, and favors that they need. It usually sounds something like this, “Can I have a drink of water?” or “Why is the sky blue?” and my favorite, “Will you tell me just one …

The Kingdom of the Seven Clouds

by Georgia Lohan Dedicated to Albert and his playful imagination Once upon a sun, just a few miles away from the Kingdom of Clumsiness, another magnificent kingdom arose. This kingdom was constructed from seven clouds and was governed by the famous emperor, Mister Cloudy. https://rafaeltheunicorn.com/mister-cloudy/ These clouds were made up of different shapes and colors. Some of them were square, …

Stories – Imagine, Believe, Achieve

By Georgia Lohan It is undeniable that reading stories to your child is important for their development. You can help them unlock their potential, build a strong bond in your relationship, and help shape their world. However, not all children’s stories are equal. There are shelves upon shelves of books at stores and libraries that will not help your child accomplish these things. …