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Old 02-21-2013, 09:29 AM   #31
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Both my boys learned to read fairly early. I have memories of my first son and I stretched out on the couch when he was just a few months old. Whatever book I was reading at the time, I'd just read it out loud to him in addition to the usual baby books. He's my ADHD child so reading is difficult (he can't sit still that long no matter how engaging the story) so he does audio books. It was really sad to see my other son's 3rd grade class reading Little Golden books while he's reading "A Wrinkle in Time." He's even gotten me reading some books I would not have chosen myself but did enjoy. We can have good talks about the books after we've both read them. Great way to stay connected.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:35 AM   #32
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James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small and the other books in that series. He also wrote a bunch of "juveniles". There is a list near the bottom of this Wiki page: James Herriot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:40 AM   #33
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James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small and the other books in that series. He also wrote a bunch of "juveniles". There is a list near the bottom of this Wiki page: James Herriot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I loved the TV series. I planned my outside activities around it. I made sure I was home when it was on.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:46 AM   #34
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Both my boys learned to read fairly early. I have memories of my first son and I stretched out on the couch when he was just a few months old. Whatever book I was reading at the time, I'd just read it out loud to him in addition to the usual baby books. He's my ADHD child so reading is difficult (he can't sit still that long no matter how engaging the story) so he does audio books. It was really sad to see my other son's 3rd grade class reading Little Golden books while he's reading "A Wrinkle in Time." He's even gotten me reading some books I would not have chosen myself but did enjoy. We can have good talks about the books after we've both read them. Great way to stay connected.
My kids both love books. I've read to them since birth and books are very important in our home. Caitlin now reads to her brother most nights. She loves doing it for him. Daniel can't read yet, he's 5 but also has ADHD. He memorises the books when Caty reads. Very clever but has trouble concentrating.
Caitlin started reading when she was 4. She's above average, always has been. Hope she puts it to good use one day
I'm very proud of both my children. Clever, gorgeous and damn near perfect.
I'm too scared to have more, what are the odds of getting another perfect child
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:50 AM   #35
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James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small and the other books in that series. He also wrote a bunch of "juveniles". There is a list near the bottom of this Wiki page: James Herriot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
a HUGE plus one for all of herriot's heartwarming series about his life as a country veterinarian.
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Old 02-21-2013, 01:49 PM   #36
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I'm very proud of both my children. Clever, gorgeous and damn near perfect.
I'm too scared to have more, what are the odds of getting another perfect child
I'd say pretty even odds when the parents are clever, gorgeous and damn near perfect themselves!
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Old 02-21-2013, 02:14 PM   #37
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I'd say pretty even odds when the parents are clever, gorgeous and damn near perfect themselves!
You're so sweet What a nice thing to say. I'm far from perfect but even an exaggerated compliment makes one feel good.
Thank you for that
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Old 02-21-2013, 02:27 PM   #38
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Can't read your post Vit. Looks like code
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sorry snippers! i've been working on this link for 25 minutes, posting, then deleting when it doesn't work. i'll try it again in a little while.:(
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sorry snippers! i've been working on this link for 25 minutes, posting, then deleting when it doesn't work. i'll try it again in a little while.:(
Don't worry, I'll come check in the morning. Way past my bedtime anyway

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