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Frankie Pickle Books by Eric Wight

Frankie Pickle Books by Eric Wight

Do you have a reluctant reader at your house?  Or perhaps a child who is just getting a grasp of reading?  Might I recommend a great series for early readers…the Frankie Pickle books by Eric Wight.  These books were recommended to me when we visited the Blue Marble Bookstore a while back.  Max was in...
Find Time to Read for Pleasure

Find Time to Read for Pleasure

How many of us have uttered the phrase: “I just don’t have time to read”.  It’s such a shame when we have trouble finding time to read for pleasure.  I know firsthand that finding that time to read can be a struggle.  We all have so many things that keep us from reading for pleasure…our...

the "special" book box

in our home we have a bookshelf or container to store reading materials in every single room.  sometimes two shelves in one room.  we have ALOT of books…books of all sorts.  in our living room, even though we have two bookshelves we also have a “special” book basket that holds the kids’ library books, and...
A Passion for Books: Encouraging Your Child to Read

A Passion for Books: Encouraging Your Child to Read

As you can probably tell from my various posts and pictures, reading is an integral part of our daily life in our home. My husband and I both love to read, as do our children. Not all children like to read or enjoy listening to stories. Some children see reading as a chore. We’ve been...

Ella & Ramona at the Cabin

For Sam & Kate

Late last night Sam came down with a fever and complained of a headache.  He screamed and cried, telling me that it hurt too bad to even sleep.  Oh my poor baby.  It took such a long time for the Motrin to kick in.  This morning he was still feverish, lethargic, headachey & full of...

The Books on My Nightstand

Here’s what’s on my nightstand — actually, they are not all on my nightstand at all times, mostly they are strewn about the house, waiting for a stolen moment where I can try to squeeze in a chapter, or even a glance. I am a certified bookworm.  I adore the written word, in so many...