28. April 2015 07:03
This school year my daughter read the 15 SSYRA books for grades 3-5 in just about 5 weeks. I wrote a post on tips on how to raise a reader and you can read it HERE.
She was the first one in her SCHOOL to finish all of the books. She was the ONLY reader in her class to attend every party that was held in the school media center celebrating students who had read XYZ number of books by a given date. Once she finished the grades 3-5 list, she began a few on the grades 6-8 list. But she got bor... [More]
27. April 2015 09:49
Summer vacation is almost upon us, and for many that means the inevitable road trip. With the right narrator, listening to a great audiobook can mentally transport you just as effectively as reading an incredible novel. Whether you’re traveling solo or going as a group, the following audiobooks will ensure that you don’t drive directly to crazy. These are ADULT audiobooks. I'll have a list for kids up soon!!
Audiobooks That Make Any Road Trip Better
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24. April 2015 08:55
In 2008 I started what I thought would be my last attempt at losing weight.
I did it.
I lost over 200 pounds.
I reached my goal weight in June 2011.
But I'm not smiling in this photo. I had to go back through the comments I wrote about this photo on Facebook:
"I Still have some tweaking and toning to do."
Why couldn't I have been happy with how far I had come?
I started off here, give or take a few pounds.
And now I feel like I am back there again.
Maybe not quit... [More]