The Perks of Having a Big Family

“How many are you in the family?” I like answering this question. People usually don’t expect my answer, so I wait for the surprised looks (you know, eyes popping, mouth hanging open, people doing double takes like they misheard me) because it’s so amusing. Yes, ten’s a lot for most people, but I figure it’s […]

Why Reading Aloud Should Be A Thing

Do you remember being read to as a child? You know, the times when you’d snuggle up beside mom or dad and listen as she or he read you your favorite story? Not only were those great memories, but they’re actually pretty important too–whether we knew it or not. While reading is an important skill […]