Book Review of Word After Word After Word by Patricia MacLachlan

Book Review of Word After Word by Patricia MacLachlan

My friends, David and Gracie, recommended Word After Word After Word to me. It was written by Patricia MacLachlan who also wrote the Sarah, Plain and Tall books (among many others). I really enjoyed this book, but it wasn’t one of Liam’s favorites. I think I would have enjoyed it at his age (11) mainly because I was an aspiring writer and had lots of thoughts and emotions that I felt I needed to express. You can click the link below to see what Liam has to say about Word After Word After Word.

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Family Snapshots

What My Kids Read: Family Snapshots

Nesting for the baby has started in earnest this week! David rearranged our room to accommodate our much anticipated tiny roommate, and I started baking up some freezable meals. We still have 4 weeks to my due date, which is just a general timetable, so there’s plenty of time, but our home walk-through with my midwife is this coming week (for her to see what the general set-up is). She was my midwife for both girls, so she’s already pretty familiar with our set-up, but the home walk-through is a mile-marker so to speak, and it puts us in count-down mode. [Read more…]

18 Great Classic Books to Read to Your Kids

18 Classic Books to Read to Children

As you know, I am a huge fan of reading to my kids, even after they can read on their own. It’s a fun way to spend time together and it gives me the opportunity to immediately talk about issues that come up in the stories we read. Today, I thought I would share with you some of the classic books that I think make great read-alouds. There are links to my in-depth reviews on each book, and an Amazon link, in case you want to pick up a copy of your own. I hope this inspires some cozy times and creates great memories with you and your kids as you introduce them to some great classics!

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Family Snapshots

What My Kids Read: Family Snapshots

This was one of those challenging weeks when one mishap seemed to snowball into more. One day, surely, we will look back on these times and laugh, but there wasn’t much laughing about it this week.

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Liam Recommends: Camping and Survival Books

Camping & Survival Books for Kids from What My Kids Read

Eleven-year-old Liam is here today with his favorite books on survival and camping.

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