Tag: reading

Seasonal Reading: Winter Favorites

We’ve had a decent snow and Thankgiving is over so it’s officially winter. Here’s the next installment of our favorites from our seasonal reading basket. Most of them tend to be more Winter and Snow related than Christmas related. We have no religious/meaning of Christmas books in the mix, as I have trouble answering questions

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An Imaginative Pig, A Graceful Ballerina, And A Brave Mouse

So what do an imaginative pig, a graceful ballerina, and a brave mouse all have in common? Well, nothing really, other than the fact that they are all characters in books that my daughter and I recently borrowed from the library. A trip to the library has become somewhat of a weekly routine for us.

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I am a child, I’ll last a while / You can’t conceive of the pleasure in my smile

When I was a child, I read incessantly. I went to the public library every week, joined the summer book club, and basically always had my “nose in a book,” as my disapproving mother would say. She thought I read too much. Can you imagine? I was thinking about how that has changed, since I

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Create it Saturday: A Very Hungry Caterpillar of Your Own

My daughter loves being read to and reading books (in her own words) to us – which I find absolutely adorable! One of her favorites is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. She received the book and stuffed animal caterpillar to go along with it for her first birthday. I had seen the idea for creating

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Freebie Friday

Hello Freebie Friday lovers!! Today’s giveaway is pretty darn cool. Do your kids love reading? Do you love reading to them? Bright Horizons’ Growing Readers books are handpicked by their early childhood education experts. One lucky winner from Connecticut Working Moms will win $100 worth of Growing Readers books. Yes, you read that correctly. If you win, you

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