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What is he thinking?

I have really enjoyed spending time with my grandson.  He is full of energy, talks non-stop (if only I could understand half of what he is saying), and he has a smile that would melt the hardest heart.  He has such a sunny personality.  When he sees me and says, "Hi, Gramma!"  it makes my… Continue reading What is he thinking?

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The Best Gift

In my work as a reading tutor at the elementary school, one thing becomes very clear:  children who are read to at home become good readers.  The wonderful world of books is opened to them, their eyes are wide, and they are eager to learn what is within the pages.  Children who are not read… Continue reading The Best Gift

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World Peace

Have you ever watched a beauty pageant where the contestant is asked what she wants, and she says, ‘World peace’? Do you really want world peace? Then read to a child. There is no experience that quite compares with having a little child settle his soft weight on your lap, book in hand. “Read me… Continue reading World Peace