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More Books to Add to Your Collection

More Books to Add to Your Collection

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on September 22, 2009. Republished here with permission. It’s been awhile since I’ve discussed books, and books are some of my favorite things. Parents are often looking for stories that feature children of color, without focusing on the “color” part.  One of my favorite library books is Ben’s … Continue reading

Book Review: We Belong Together

Book Review: We Belong Together

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on July 5, 2009. Republished here with permission. Tonight we picked a relatively new book off of our shelf: We Belong Together, A Book About Adoption and Families, by Todd Parr. Todd Parr has written and illustrated dozens of children’s books, many on the topics of tolerance, equality, … Continue reading

Some of Our Favorite Books

Some of Our Favorite Books

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on March 3, 2009. Republished here with permission. My son is 3, and he loves to read! He picks out his own stories. This week, he’s picked out some of our favorite books that feature multi-ethnic characters. More More More Said the Baby, by Vera Williams: Featuring a … Continue reading

I Swear He Said Freckle

One of Jack’s favorite books is What a Family!, which is a story about the similarities in relatives. Maggie has freckles, just like her cousins Angela, Angelo, Britt, Rosie, and Ollie. Jack asked, “What’s a freckle?”. I pointed to my eye and said, “Mommy has a freckle here, and on her arms.” Jack was fascinated. … Continue reading

106 Book Meme

May. 19th, 2008 at 2:03 PM I know this is exciting to no one, but I want to do it anyway. Blah! What we have here is the top 106 books most often marked as “unread” by LibraryThing’s users. As in, they sit on the shelf to make you look smart or well-rounded. Bold the … Continue reading

First Sunday Update

Still haven’t gotten around to announcing the existence of this blog yet. It’s work’s fault. Some goals for this blog: Posting weekly updates Cataloging Jack’s numerous words Sharing incredibly cute stories Publishing more pictures more often Adding some extra pages with Jack’s “reading list” and toy reviews So, for this week – It was a … Continue reading

Procrastinate Now!

Sep. 18th, 2007 at 11:25 PM I have so very many things to do that I can’t even think of where to start. Being 11pm, I thought I might install some software I’ve downloaded. I started with Semagic, which apparently lets me post to LJ without having to use IEeeeeeeeeeee. Mozilla crashes when I post … Continue reading

I Finished THE BOOK

Sep. 2nd, 2007 at 3:00 AM And if you don’t know which book, then you haven’t been paying attention to my userpics… I literally just finished Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows about 30 minutes ago. That means at 2:30am PDT. I had to come to the computer though, because I wanted to get my … Continue reading