Posts tagged "Reading"

Speaking in Poetry: One Family's Evolving Celebration of Rhythm and Words

It all started with Dr. Seuss.  His rhyming stories of imagination and made-up words beckoned my children to explore the poetry and rhythm of language.  Sure, the rhyming did make my eyes cross and sometimes my ears bleed, but I do begrudgingly admit that it added an extra dose of whimsy as I read the... Read more »

Tomorrow is like any other day...

I realize everyone in Illinois and Wisconsin will be glued to their televisions tomorrow, but I know there exists a small population of people who will not mind if they miss a touchdown or two. As the Bears and Packers go face-to-face (or is it head-to-head?) in one of the most anticipated games in B/P... Read more »

New Classics: Our favorite books from babies to teens

We remember what it was like when we had the time to savor a novel for three straight hours.  But when children came into our lives, we were lucky to have three straight minutes to ourselves.  The novels began to disappear.  In their place the bookshelves began to fill up with books not even made... Read more »