Tag Archives: Fairfax Library

You Should Make Him Share

“You should make him share” It was said  in a stage whisper, so that I could hear it but also so the little boy’s caregiver could hear it. I understood her reasoning. He had mounds of clay, a mountain of … Continue reading

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Looking for Books? A few suggestions for the preschooler in your life

I spent all of this summer either being (super) pregnant and running after a 3 year old, or trying to take care of a newborn and running after a 3 year old. Neither situation left me with a lot of … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Parents

When I am planning a program for a library, school or other community group…the focus is on the kids.  After all, that is my target audience, they are the ones who will be sitting in front of me. So, when … Continue reading

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Eric Carle, Keith Haring and Teachable Moments

In my definition, a “teachable moments” are the unexpected lessons that come up in the day that you have to grab at…even if the don’t ‘t fit the curriculum.  These lessons can be the strongest and are often more about … Continue reading

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