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Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 I’ve been reading Charlotte’s Web to the girls and last night we read the final two chapters.  I haven’t read it since I was a child, and forgot how sad Charlotte’s death is.  I was so … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 16th Cate just finished reading her first chapter book by herself.  She’s sat down and read chapters (often out of order), she’s read non-chapter books, and we’ve all read through chapter books together, but she’s never taken the … Continue reading

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2010 books

Midway through this year, I started keeping track of what I’ve read on Shelfari.  I was looking for a good recommendation site, and I stumbled across it.  It’s not quite what I wanted, but I like it, and I use … Continue reading

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she’s totally team edward

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what Cate did

While Meg may have been making mischief, here’s what I found Cate doing when I came back downstairs last night. Cate pulled out a workbook we had in the house and a pencil, and was writing the words that went … Continue reading

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brag

My totally super awesome 4-year-old Cate just read the first couple pages of Hop on Pop. My heart is flying!  I want to sing it from the mountaintops!  She can read!

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Zoo-ology

The Easter bunny brought the best book for Meg – Zoo-ology by Joelle Jolivet. First off, this thing is huge!  It’s roughly 18 x 12.5 inches.  That’s half Meg’s height!  It wouldn’t even fit in her basket, so it went … Continue reading

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I’m glad I have these pictures…

…to help remind me of how much I love them even when they drive me up the wall.   For the record, tonight was one of those nights where Cate drove me up the wall. I found her in my … Continue reading

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raising readers

I’m so happy that Cate and Meg love books. Cate has always been willing to sit quietly in her chair next to her books and look at pictures. When she got old enough, she would recite the ones she’d memorized. … Continue reading

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Olivia

This has been Cate’s favorite book recently. We checked it out from the library, and she looooooves it. I just ordered it for her on Amazon. I don’t know how many of you have read Olivia, but she sounds just … Continue reading

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