Year In Reading

David Shannon’s No, David!

How many times have I enjoyed this book?  Hundreds? Thousands?  I don’t remember anymore.  My now 14 year-old nephew enjoyed this book when he was three.  His 12 year-old brother was about the same age when he started to read this book with me.  Now their youngest brother will be turning three this year, and… Continue reading David Shannon’s No, David!

Year In Reading

The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

Birdie Cousins, a recent divorcee, has taken on all responsibilities for her daughter’s, Chess, wedding.  But, Chess has plans of her own.  She cancels the wedding, quits her job, and moves in with Birdie.  To console her daughter, Birdie invites her sister, India, and other daughter, Tate, for a month-long retreat to their summer home… Continue reading The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

Year In Reading

Bubbles, Bubbles

Lately, I have been babysitting my youngest nephew.  He will be in his terrible two’s next month, but I believe he has hit a growth spurt and is already there.  In caring for this child, we watch his favorite TV shows, play with his toys, and read his books.  He has become a big helper… Continue reading Bubbles, Bubbles