Wednesday, May 12, 2010

My newest favorite author

Today I had an hour to kill with no money to spend. So, Carolina and I popped in to our local fantastic bookstore and just happened upon story time. There are also toys, puppets and a train table for the little ones to play with there. While she was amusing herself, I was actually able to browse some new children's books and realized that I have a beloved new author I am going to seek out next time we go to the library.

Amy Krouse Rosenthal has written several adorable books . . . and I saw Duck! Rabbit! (I know books are supposed to be underlined but can't figure out how with simple Blogger) for the first time at story time at our downtown library a few months ago. I couldn't remember who the author was, but after seeing her other books today, I am literally going to "check her out"!! :)

Look closely. Is it a duck or rabbit?? You decide . . .
Oh my. I have to find this for Lawton because he would think this is hilarious. Bedtime for Mommy totally captures our night time procedures for bedtime - every detail down to the glass of water, etc. - except the roles are reversed. So fun.

Do you have a kid who doesn't like to eat his veggies? I do. Little Pea has to have five pieces of CANDY before he can have his "dessert". I'm not telling you what his "dessert" is . . . read it yourself! :) Genius.
Do you have a child who wants to burn the midnight oil with you? Little Hoot (pictured at the top) desires quite the opposite. Love it.

I'm sure all her other books are adorable, too, but these are the only ones I was able to quickly read before Carolina decided she was tired of playing trains. Check Amy Krouse Rosenthal out - seriously!! :)

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Historic flooding

I know that most of the people that read this blog are from around the country and the world, so I just wanted to spread some news to ask for prayers and awareness because of devastating flooding in my region. You can click HERE to see my other post - I couldn't copy and paste here for some reason . . .

Thanks for your prayers.