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Thank God for the Kids Book Club

This past weekend I was down with the flu. I was not in any shape to be entertaining the The Munchkin and I really couldn’t deal with the fact that he was awake and jumping on me at 6am. On a Saturday. So I plonked him in front of the TV and had a lie down in peace. Until he came marching back into the room with a whole packet of Tennis biscuits for breakfast. Deciding that his parents were in no shape to feed him, he went on and foraged for himself. Biscuits of course. Not my best  ...

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Books, Things I love

Project Pratchett – September

I suppose no one really cares about these updates but me, but that’s okay. It’s my blog, I can write what I want to. My Project Pratchett journey so far… I managed to read three books this month and I didn’t think I was going to make it and here’s why: The Colour of Magic Rincewind is not my favourite for some reason, I don’t know why. Even though my first Pratchett was a Rincewind one (The Last Continent), I think the first one I fell in love with was a  ...

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Books, Parenting

Get your kids more books!

I love reading. You may have noticed. A few moms have mentioned to me that when they became mother’s reading was put on the back back burner. And when The Munchkin was a newborn, I have to admit that so did I. I didn’t have the hands to hold a book and I was too in awe of my kid to even look away from his face for too long. Also, I didn’t have the mental capacity to concentrate for that long. But eventually I got back into it because I want it to be something I pass on to  ...

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Books, Things I love

10 Favourite Book Challenge

This blog has been very book-ish lately and it doesn’t seem like it will be stopping anytime soon because my beautiful cousin Nihaad over on her Little Blog of Stuff tagged me in the 10 Favourite Book Challenge. There are the obvious ones like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, every Terry Pratchett (don’t you dare make me choose just one) and other fan/cult favourites that I’m going to leave off the list so that I can give the spotlight to all the other stuff I’ve  ...

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