island of yummy

the secret of good parenting: tell a story

February 22, 2012
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My lectures aren’t very popular, especially with my son. He rolls his eyes at me. I am soooo uncool. And I don’t get it: the pain in his life. We are on opposite sides of the world just now. He wants to shut the door on me every chance he gets. I understand. This is […]

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cutting and filming swirling snowflakes

December 1, 2010
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          Reading with my children is a place I find my church. It’s where my skin becomes soft and my soul is transported. The Island of Yummy became established as an institution when my babies were young. With one in each arm, and a book open between us, I could always find that fountain of […]

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adopting a forever love

October 30, 2010
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          Reading with my children is a place I find my church. It’s where my skin becomes soft and my soul is transported. The Island of Yummy became established as an institution when my babies were young. With one in each arm, and a book open between us, I could always find that fountain of […]

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adventure’s allure: reading to my son

May 7, 2010
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       Reading with my children is a place I find my church. It’s where my skin becomes soft and my soul is transported. The Island of Yummy became established as an institution when my babies were young. With one in each arm, and a book open between us, I could always find that fountain of […]

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happy bearth day: a nod to debra frasier

April 22, 2010
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      Reading with my children is a place I find my church. It’s where my skin becomes soft and my soul is transported. The Island of Yummy became established as an institution when my babies were young. With one in each arm, and a book open between us, I could always find that fountain of […]

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stories help us talk about life

March 24, 2010
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      Reading with my children is a place I find my church. It’s where my skin becomes soft and my soul is transported. The Island of Yummy became established as an institution when my babies were young. With one in each arm, and a book open between us, I could always find that fountain of […]

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the island of yummy: miss rumphius by barbara cooney

February 13, 2010
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       Reading with my children is a place I find my church. It’s where my skin becomes soft and my soul is transported. The Island of Yummy became established as an institution when my babies were young. With one in each arm, and a book open between us, I could always find that fountain of […]

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the island of yummy: how reading to your children is nourishing

January 24, 2010
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      There is nothing that glues me to my children like reading.  I can be in the foulest mood but with a child in each arm and a book open on my lap, the poison is melted by the other place we’re visiting and the soothing rhythm of speaking someone else’s words aloud.        Nothing […]

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