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Summer Reading :: A Gift, Not a Chore

“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.” — Kate DiCamillo Ahhh…. stretched out in a hammock under a tree, reading at a leisurely pace, my book chosen from the pile of “books-to-read-when-I-have-time,” and the summer shade providing a space for […]

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An Interview with Author Sarah Mackenzie (Part One)

Reading with our kids may be even better for them than we all realized, according to Sarah Mackenzie. Ms. Mackenzie runs the wildly popular Read-Aloud Revival podcast. Recently she spoke with me on the phone about her new book, The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids, which comes out on March […]

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Favorite Books to Read Aloud

March is Read Across America month! In honor of such a great program, I am sharing some of our family’s favorite books to read aloud.  Reading a book to your child is a wonderful way to calm them down before bed, a great bonding experience, and a good source of entertainment other than the TV. […]

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Budget-savers at the Library :: Save Money for Your Family

Want to save some money for your family? Take advantage of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County’s Public Library! Electronic Collection at the Library My favorite resource is the electronic collection.  You can check out your book, audiobook, or movie without leaving the house! Let’s consider just how fantastic that is. Need the next audiobook in a […]

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Bilingual Reading Aloud to Infants

I remember deciding on a theme for my baby shower. It was “Oh the Places You’ll Go!” Dr. Suess themed because I have always loved Dr. Seuss books. And I love reading. It was a goal of mine to foster reading in my son.  So I specifically asked for books on my baby registry in […]

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