Book Chats

Tweet It’s fun to chat with others about books and stories you read.  That was proven yet again last night when our book group got together for dinner, drinks and discussion around our summer reading book, The Help by Kathryn Stockett.  We talked about our favorite characters and the traits they possess, we talked about […]

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Put Your Oxygen Mask on First

Tweet It’s a procedure on airplanes that attendents review each time passengers board the aircraft:  In case of emergency, put your oxygen mask on first and then assist those around you.   The idea is that if you take care of yourself first, you will be better able to care for your child or another passenger that […]

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Bringing the Joy Back to Reading

Tweet I used to be the kid who got lost in dozens of books in the summertime.  I used any time or place I could to open up my latest Judy Blume or Babysitters Club book: backyard, beach, bedroom, a visit to Gramma’s, the waiting room at the doctor’s office…  I loved to read, to […]

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Summer Reading

Tweet Last week, I took my kids outside and for the first time, I let them run around while I . . . wait for it . . . READ!  For nearly 30 uninterrupted minutes!  It was amazing: relaxing and invigorating all at once.  The best part was that I was reading something that was […]

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Summer Book Group

Tweet Check out something fun we’re working on…

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