“Mom, a stegosaurus weighs 4 hundred, 4 thousand 8 million pounds,” says my son. Me: “Okayyyy…now go back to bed.” My daughter (sorta mumbling): “I knew about the crocodile, but that’s it.” Now although it may sound like my children are talking in their sleep or doing every thing possible to avoid sleep (which may… Continue reading Five Reasons my Kids Listen to Books
When I was looking for quotes about Father’s Day, most of what I saw about dads include words like “hero”, “anchor”, and “idol”, and I completely agree. Continue to be that hero or that anchor for your child(ren), by showing and/or telling them the importance of reading. That’s easily a lifelong gift you can give… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!
My second suggestion on how to keep your kids reading over the summer!
My first tip on how to keep them in books over the summer.
What happens when my babies have to be drug along to my end-of-year (mostly adult) staff party? They VOLUNTARILY (I swear) bring books to read. No, they didn’t sit and read the whole time, they found other things to do, like playing with other kids and playing on my phone. However, we are so accustomed… Continue reading Party time!
How my attempt at Spring Cleaning brought to light my attachment issues to Mo Willems’ books.
Wait, don’t think I’m going to bash teachers. I can’t. I won’t. I’m one of them. Also, teaching is hard. It was hard when I was a student and it is difficult in completely different ways now that I don’t even have the time to explain. You should definitely show your appreciation to your child’s… Continue reading Teachers need to be appreciated, but…