Exceptional quality picture books that are perfect read-alouds for little ones
By Jan Parish, MEd
“There was one little baby who was born far away. And another who was born on the very next day. And both of these babies, as everyone knows, had ten little fingers and ten little toes.”
As we neared our seventies with no grandchildren in sight, my husband made a provocative statement: “I want our grandchildren to drool on us, not we drool on them.”
Well, it was close. Then, in 2007, our first grandchild arrived. I expected to be like all those other grandmas…whip out pictures, oozes platitudes, and go [...]
Q. We will be baby-sitting our 3-year-old grandson for three weeks while his parents are on vacation. He is familiar with us and our house, but he has never been separated from his parents for more than a few days. What can we do to help him when he is missing his parents?
A. To [...]