5 Responses to “That’s my girl”

  1. Gwen July 30, 2007 at 10:14 PM #

    My 8-year old curtain climber canNOT get to sleep unless she reads for 30-miniutes before she turns the light out. I didn’t even realize she had this routine until she stayed the night with my mom. The knee-biter got upset when there wasn’t a lamp close enough to the bed for her to turn out without getting out of bed.

    I was proud as well, Angie!

  2. Christyne Butler July 30, 2007 at 11:24 PM #

    That’s wonderful!

    My little one (who is actually 16!) just discovered her love of reading this summer. It pained me for years that my love of books didn’t seem to get passed on to her in the gene pool.

    Then a month ago we were in a bookstore (I dragged her along with a bride for ice cream afterwards) when she found me in the romance section and I just about fainted…she had books (yes, plural!) in her hands. She asked if she could get all four as they were a series. I of course said yes.

    The next night she had a friend sleep over and when I knocked on the bedroom door I found both of them not on the phone or staring at the tv, but engrossed in reading.

    It made me so happy! :jump:

  3. Mad July 31, 2007 at 12:21 AM #

    I’m waiting for the day I can share my books with my girls…right now they like to read their own stuff but soon… :muahaha:

  4. Chris Redding July 31, 2007 at 10:14 AM #

    My kids are allowed to stay up 30 minutes past thier bedtime if they are reading.
    I started this about a year ago and they now search for books they will really like to read. I’ve even found them reading during the day.
    Really does make a momwriter proud.
    cmr

  5. Charlene Teglia July 31, 2007 at 11:28 AM #

    Heh. The preschooler has to have her reading in bed time before lights-out. And even the toddler cries if I put her down for a nap without her favorite book (Baby Einstein Sees the Stars). My kids sleep with books!

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