Reading Out Loud to My Toddler Has Backfired Unexpectedly

I can’t keep up with his peculiar requests.

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I read a board book out loud to my son, Andy, the day I brought him home from the hospital. I wish I could remember which book it was, but sleep deprivation is a beast, and I’m lucky to remember that there was a book at all. I hope I actually said all the words correctly — not necessarily a…




Humdrum happenings in the daily life of a new mom, with a generous splash of humor. It’s NOT a mommyblog — okay, it’s a mommyblog.

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Amy Colleen

Amy Colleen

I read a lot of books and sometimes I’m funny. Aspiring novelist, practicing writer, and Oxford comma fan (though obviously lenient on sentence fragments).

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