How We Started A Story Hour (Accidently)

Last year I read a book called The Enchanted Hour about the value of reading aloud to children of all ages. It made me want to start a dedicated story hour with Jack in the evenings (not the same as bedtime stories), but I didn’t want to do this badly enough to actually, you know, […]

Coffee, Seasonal Depression, Books, and Chocolate

OK, here is a boring story about seasonal depression, coffee makers, books, and monk fruit. I had a really bad early December with some very challenging family problems. That lent itself to me feeling like I was getting seasonal depression as the dark days of winter descended and it got cold. One way that manifests […]