So, this is a pretty important week for me. Not because I’ll be one step closer to forty by the time the week is through, but because a tale that’s been floating in my mind for many years is finally seeing the light of day. This week marks the release of my first children’s pictureContinue reading “The Little Lamp”
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I love it when a word comes together
I am fascinated with the ways children evolve from their completely dependent forms – making nothing but sounds or cries, but eventually forming words, then sentences, then complete conversations like little adults. From needing to be spoon-fed mushy puree to sitting down to a meal with mommy and daddy like the little human they are.Continue reading “I love it when a word comes together”
The train wreck that is the Thomas the Tank Engine Table
Colorful book covers surround you at every turn, enticing you to crack open the spine and see what magic lies inside these children’s tales. A small stage where storytimes are held, entrancing children with tales of wonder. In a corner, a wooden table adorned with wooden train tracks, and little toy versions of Thomas andContinue reading “The train wreck that is the Thomas the Tank Engine Table”
Barnes and No-buddy, don’t do that!
From our last adventure of father-son bonding with dinner at Uno, the little monkey and I then headed to Barnes and Noble. The image in my head before we got there was of me sipping a coffee, while pushing him in the stroller, looking at children’s books and generally enjoying a calm night of booksContinue reading “Barnes and No-buddy, don’t do that!”
For the love of Mo!
Storytime has pretty much become ritual in our house. Aside from dinnertime and bath time, it’s the other consistent that’s needed for a complete wrap-up of our day. We started very early reading to the little guy (in utero) and have carried it over practically every night since. In fact, we’re now at a pointContinue reading “For the love of Mo!”