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Sunday, August 11, 2013

ONE!

July had been an extremely busy month, especially with work! So much so that I totally forgot I had a blog tour on 8/6! This hadn't happened before... but luckily the tour organizer was very understanding, and let me finish the tour later this month instead... so now I'll have 2 blog tours at the end of August, and then 2 in Sept!

I used to read all the time, but now, I usually on read when I am on the bus to/from work... when I get home I am usually so tired that I'd been fallen asleep at my desk while checking facebook etc. I suppose I could read more instead of spending time online... but so far I haven't really found many books that made me want to do that you know?!

And, if you could believe it or not, my boy turned one recently. ONE!!!

I hope he'd enjoy reading - he does like me reading to him, but he still is only interested in very short books with very few words, so I can't wait when he actually understands the stories and wants to lose himself in the magical world of books.

I have also hardly visited any of your blogs! Also not up to date with all the new releases. Tell me what I have missed! Any books I must read? Any of your posts I should read?!



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6 comments:

  1. I thought of you and little one this weekend as another friends daughter went 1, very exciting, hope it was a fun celebration.

    Enjoy the time you can read to him and he loves it. I miss that. Now reading time takes forever because she wants to read also and pronuncing words etc can take for a very long bedtime and the excitement goes for the parent, lol

    2 recommended reads for you are:

    Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend and
    Believe Like a Child

    I just finished a great Legal Thriller, will do review this week. Corrupt Practices


    Miss you

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    1. Thanks for thinking of us and thanks for the recommendations! Have added them to the long list... miss you too! I need to do a better job to manage work/life balance...

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  2. Happy belated birthday to your little kiddo!

    I've been in a slump a lot lately as well. Not sure why but I'm eager to get past it. Reading and blogging don't seem to mean the same as it did before.

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    1. Thank you! I know what you mean about reading/blogging... I think a lot of my time is spent on doing research online instead... like, it's time to get baby gates! Time to research! It's time to start feeding solid food - time to research!

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  3. I feel ya. My goal and what I think is most important is to get them hooked on having books around them. The joy of stories comes later. :)

    1? How time flies!!!



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    1. That's good advice about getting them hooked on having books around them first - well the little ones definitely like having them around so he could chew on them!

      Yeah I can't believe he's one already!!!

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