Reigniting My Romance With Reading

When I picked up my first book of the year, I was instantly in love with reading again. I remembered how good it feels to immerse yourself in another world. To allow yourself to be transported inside the mind of someone else… to take a moment in another life. It’s the same reason I love movies, but books take you a level deeper. Nothing better than being lost in a story.… Read More Reigniting My Romance With Reading

Reading to My Infant

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a highly publicized policy statement: pediatricians should be encouraging parents to read to their children daily, starting at birth.  Not to be a downer, but my thoughts on this are a little mixed.  On the one hand, great!  We know that reading to our kids to facilitates early… Read More Reading to My Infant

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