I am sitting by my computer gob-smacked realizing that this is my 100th post – how is that possible?
I guess my dad was right when I used to cry and moan about Math homework. His response was often, “Just do 10 minutes per day and it will get easier!”.
Since starting this blog, I think about what I want to share with my boys as they get older, sometimes, I even think of my grandchildren. I pray that this would be a living document for them to laugh at and maybe even ponder when they are older.
Every time I write, I think about YOU, the people who may read the post. I am careful with my words, not being to extreme, but being honest and real in my daily life with three wee lads. (I can be a tad extreme, just ask Sexy Neck!)
Today, as I sit my six-foot frame at the keyboard, I want to write about reading. What a gift reading is to give to our children!
Last night, I was putting baby OC to bed. Usually, I come out from the boys’ room to screaming, running, wrestling, chasing – it is that time of day. This is what I came out to last night:
Without a television in our “Playhouse“, books are our go-to activity. None of my boys are able to read out loud yet, but the reading skills are so evident: looking at books, pretending to read, retelling the story by looking at the pictures, trying to guess the words.
I am looking forward to when they can read me a book and I can fall asleep. Much better than me falling asleep mid-book! Yes, this parenting of boys is sometimes very tiring!