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Summer Reading for Kids of All Ages!

Pre-School – Grade 3  – Written in rhyme with life lessons – stories encourage children to behave, to respect others differences, to listen to your mother, show kindness to others, it’s okay to be different, love one another, be kind … Continue reading

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Does Reading Make You Healthier and Happier?

BOOKS AND MORE BOOKS I recently read the column of Drs. Oz & Roizen, titled Reading makes you healthier and happier. Here is partially what Drs. Oz & Roizen had to say. …But neuromarketing researchers from the University of Sussex’s … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 4 is now here!!

THE CASE OF THE BROWN SCRAGGLY DOG (Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 4) Now available on Create Space, Amazon and Barnes & Noble and other online stores. Book Blurb: Davey and Derek Donato are at it again in this … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

  Welcome to my home for Christmas! I thought it would be fun to share my decorations with you. For the past few years we haven’t put up a tree. It has become quite difficult to carry the 10 foot … Continue reading

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Trip to Disney World 2015!

Cinderella’s Castle Hi everyone! Sorry I haven’t posted in over a week. I was vacationing in Disney World, Florida.  It is a magical place especially for little children. My husband and I went with my daughter and her husband, step-daughter, and my … Continue reading

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How Important is Reading to Children’s Brain Development?

How important is reading to children’s brain development? I recently read an article by two doctors, Dr. Mehmet Oz & Dr. Michal Roizen, in my local newspaper that stated that ‘Reading is brain food for kids.’  Google this interesting article by … Continue reading

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