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Go Read

I do not know how I’ve been doing it (yes, I do…I stay up until 2 a.m. every single night!), but I have been on a roll with my reading.  There are months that pass where I don’t manage more than a few issues of People Magazine, but then all of a sudden I get…
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Reading… Kindergarten Style

Eric seems to have found the “keys to the castle” when it comes to reading…because suddenly, he is doing an amazing job of it! For a while now, he has been bringing little poems and books home from Kindergarten, and he reads them himself. He has been wanting to read more books, but all of…
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Ryan is not allowed to be sick ever again.

That is, once he gets over being sick right now. He’s miserable, and I feel so bad for him. He’s bratty, and I just want to bang my head on any handy hard object. Seriously, I can’t stand it. I love my boy a whole whole ton, but he is the most obnoxious, pitiful sick…
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First Trip to the Library

We have a library that sits about a mile away from our house. I went to it once, long long ago – even signed up for a card – and then I never went back. I couldn’t tell you why… I just didn’t. With the start of the summer reading program and a Caillou episode…
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Books

Ava loves books.  She loves being read to.  Whenever she’s stressed, sick, or upset reading to her calmes her. I read to her so much when she was on the vent in the PICU, I just couldn’t stop.  Her heartrate was even better when I was reading.  She would try to breathe over the vent more often, letting…
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Brandon, my super special mister-moo is reading!

I don’t talk about Brandon that much or his “special needs.”  I don’t think I am the typical parent of an autistic child.  He was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder when he was three and I am sure he has autism.  When I took him to Lansing to have him diagnosed, they didn’t diagnose…
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Raising a Reader

I don’t think there is a person out there, today, that doesn’t recognize the importance of reading to kids. In a world filled with electronic media and instant gratification, actually sitting down and reading a book is something we almost need to fight to maintain. John and I are both avid readers. Our office could…
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