Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Gift the Keeps on Giving: Part 2

Hope you enjoyed learning about the many  types of kids’ magazine out there. As promised, here are some more subcription suggestions that may appeal to the kids on your list: American Girl:  This classic magazine will be a welcome treat … Continue reading

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Don’t you just love it when you unexpectedly happen upon a tresure trove of great gifts to give? This morning, I attended a meeting in the upper room at Shady Brook Farm in Yardley. When it was over, I decided … Continue reading

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Helping our youngsters in the aftermath of the election

After one of the most contentious campaigns in the history of our country, the die was cast, the people spoke and early Wednesday morning, Hillary Clinton conceded the election to Donald Trump. No matter how you felt about the result, … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Give Books as Gifts

Last week the first toy catalog arrived in the mail. Immediately, I stashed it in a safe place so that when the “grands” came over later in the week, they could have the fun of going through it. They were … Continue reading

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The Gift of Readingg

I’m not trying to jump the gun, like most of the stores do, but in a few short weeks, the holiday season and gift-buying frenzy that accompanies it, will begin. The next few posts will focus on reading as a … Continue reading

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Are You a Good Salesman?

Rose Birkhead is a Reading specialist who has worked at both the elementary and secondary level. As a passionate teacher, Rose is always striving for new ways to motivate and engage her seventh and eighth grade students. When not teaching, … Continue reading

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Happy National Family Literacy Day

Hope you enjoy some relaxing time to read with your family in celebration of National Family Literacy Day. Sorry for the lack of posts lately…it’s called life!  Check in tomorrow for a guest post by my daughter, Rose Birkhead, a … Continue reading

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