Finding Great Books for My Children

I love to see my younger children playing out stories from the books we have read together . . . The other day the adventures of the book, Roxaboxen, came alive in our backyard as paper flags were constructed and tied to long bamboo poles. Old buckets and various rocks were then used to build forts around each flag. For [...]

Brotherhood Trio

A voice cuts across the loud splashing of swim lessons and I turn to see my six-year-old Haitian son, Kelson. His smile beams toward me as he excitedly calls out that his brother, Daniel, also age six, has just passed the swim test. Daniel will now leave Kelson behind as he moves up to the [...]