Hi Ho. Hubby Here...
Amy's letting me pop in from time to time if I ever have a story to share...
Sweetie and I have hit on a new routine that seems to have ended her
Nearly two weeks back I told Sweetie as I was tucking her in that if she stayed in bed I'd read her a story. We kind of fell out of this practice (right before bed, that is) when she was still sleeping in -and escaping from- her crib.
Of course she promised she'd stay, just as she'd always promised before. Yeah, right.
I scanned the shelf and immediately picked a classic. Dr. Suess,
To my delight Sweetie okayed the choice, and she
Lo and behold, she actually stayed in bed that night! Her story of choice for the next night? She wanted me to re-read
After nearly 2 weeks, she has gotten out of bed only once and, as promised, I didn't read to her the next night. However,she did stay in bed that Suess-less night, earning her storytime rights once more. Hmmm. Lesson learned - so far, at least.
Now, after quite a few nights of quiet, intent listening to this same beloved book, Sweetie smiling all the while, she's pointing to certain words and reading them to
I told her that Grammy used to read this to me when I was a little boy.
Dibble dibble dibble dopp.