Tag Archive 'reading'

When innocence is lost

Cody reminds me a lot of myself as a child. He loves to read, gets a little thrill from anything remotely historical, has trouble getting to sleep due to his night-owl tendencies and he’s highly sensitive to unpleasant situations. All of these factors came crashing together last night when Cody flung the door to my […]

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OK, so book recommendations don’t really have anything whatsoever to do with parenting (unless they’re parenting books, of course). For some of us busy parents, though, reading a book is a great way to escape, even if only for a few minutes at a shot. Right now, I’m reading Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, which […]

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Suffering. Courage. Strength. Honor. Love. Fear. Integrity. Loyalty. These themes, and many others, rise and fall, wax and wane, scream and whisper, throughout The Hunger Games trilogy. I’ve been devouring all three books for the past couple weeks. I’m about 3/4 of the way through the last book and I love the story so much, […]

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It has been a long time since I’ve posted, but I’m going to kick off my new era of blogging with a cool giveaway, courtesy of LeapFrog. Here’s what LeapFrog is up to (from a press release): Another school year is underway, Education Nation has launched, Waiting for Superman is on movie screens, and we […]

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Just in case you haven’t increased your chances of winning the LeapFrog Tag Reading System bundle that I and 9 other bloggers are giving away by visiting their blogs, here’s a brief rundown of why I think these blogs are great, beginning today with the three whose contests are ending the soonest. Confessions of a […]

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***********CLOSED*********** As promised, I’m starting a giveaway for a LeapFrog Tag Reading System bundle, sponsored by the ever-inspired LeapFrog company. And I have great news for all of you who want to sign up to win one of your very own: I’m doing a 10-blog blast with this giveaway, so you can sign up to […]

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NOTE: DO NOT leave a comment here to enter the giveaway. Comments on this post will not be entered. Click here to enter. I’ve made no secret about my love of LeapFrog products — my boys have been using Leapsters for a couple years now — and the Tag Reading System is absolutely no exception. […]

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To celebrate National Reading Month, LeapFrog has started a One Million Hours Reading Pledge and is also sponsoring a giveaway of their Tag Reading System on ten selected blogs. We absolutely love LeapFrog products in this house. We first got hooked around 6 years ago when the girls received LeapPads for Christmas. Ever since then, […]

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