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He keeps getting older.

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in babies and reading, kids and reading, reading to a baby, toddlers and books |

I was uploading pictures over the weekend and this one made me catch my breath: He looks freakishly old and wise, right?? (Never mind that the book is upside down.) I am also happy to report that his “Books are Boring” phase has ended. He has a newfound appreciation for such classics as Bubbles Bubbles, the Teddy Bear Counting Book and One...

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Books are boring.

Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 in getting your kid to read, kids and reading, kids and vocabulary, my kid doesn't like books |

You might say that Mike and I are word people. We both have degrees in journalism and work in communications. Until very recently, we still had a newspaper delivered to our home every day (yes, they still exist, although just barely). He scours online news websites, blogs and magazines every day. I read from a book before I go to sleep nearly every night...

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