As May draws to a close, we are wrapping up National Foster Care Month! There are over 442,000 children in the foster care system in America1. The kids in foster care range from… Continue reading
Most kids love being read to, and I love reading aloud. My kids loved picture books, of course, and reading easy readers and early chapter books together. My older son, Alex, started reading… Continue reading
2018 has been a busy reading year. My Goodreads goal was 200 books (not counting picture books), and I had already met that by the end of August! It was quite difficult to… Continue reading
One of my t-shirts declares: “I read too many books to believe what I am told.” I bought it because I thought it was funny, but in all seriousness, I love learning about… Continue reading
Happy holidays! It’s that time of year again, which for me means it’s also time for my annual favorite books of the year posts. I think choosing the picture books is the hardest,… Continue reading
‘Tis the season of dreaming about all the books we’d like to give and receive for the holidays! In the spirit of wish lists and adding to our own reading lists for the… Continue reading
Books allow us to go beyond the movie, to dig deeper with more details shared by the author. They also give readers more opportunities to use their imaginations.
I’ll admit, sometimes I get fatigued reading serious, realistic fiction in my free time. It’s just nice picking up a book you know is going to make you smile and will be a… Continue reading