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Goosebumps #1: Welcome to the Dead House

I finished reading Goosebumps #1: Welcome to Dead House to Eliza last week, and she wanted to do a vlog post to share what she thought with you!

We read a combination of picture books and chapter books together, and she reads beginner books to me as well. It takes … Read the rest

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Eliza's Reads: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

In addition to the tons and tons of children’s picture books we read to Eliza and the few books she reads out loud to us weekly, we read chapter books aloud to her. Eliza is very proud to have Eliza’s Reads on the blog alongside my reads posts, and … Read the rest

Eliza Can Read!

We don’t usually make Eliza’s Reads posts about non-chapter books (that would need to be an entire blog by itself), but this one deserves a mention.

Eliza's Reads:  Clifford Runs

Eliza read Clifford Runs to Story Time , a library book from school, all by herself!

We’ve been working on it awhile now and, … Read the rest

Layout: Eliza on Coraline

Coraline Layout

Eliza saw my June Reads layout and wanted Eliza’s Reads layouts too!

Coraline Layout

See the capitol “C”? The font was all lowercase, so I cut up a “0”. Make due with what you’ve got.

Coraline Layout

I layered several stickers to give a layout dimension. It adds visual interest to an otherwise linear … Read the rest

Eliza’s Reads: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Eliza's Reads: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Eliza and I have moved on to reading chapter books together before she goes to bed. We read picture books every other night (so she can pick up word recognition and learn to read on her own), but three or four nights a week Potter is king. Eliza, who is … Read the rest

This is Only the Beginning (of Harry Potter)

The Interweb is abuzz with grief that Harry Potter is truley ending tonight, as the last movie premiers. Just in case you haven’t heard; we’d like to tell you not to worry. The end is not nigh. Because come October, there will be Pottormore. What is Pottormore, you may … Read the rest

365 2011: Week 18

Week 18

Day 120. As I said in Week 17, our good friend Megan D. came to stay with us for a few days. She lives in Nebraska, but we’re hoping to get her to settle into the Nest. We have to help her find the perfect social work job in … Read the rest