It’s All In a Word

FRUSTRATION. It’s the harumph we hear when our preschooler is working on a puzzle and tries to connect the horse’s head piece to the dog’s body piece. It’s the wail of “Mommy, help me” when both of her legs somehow end up in the same pant-leg hole on the shorts. For us big kids, its the sensation of being lost when we lose our access to the Internet. Luckily, all of those are temporary frustrations, overcome with patience, pratice, and (for the latter) getting the power restored. But can you imagine what it would be like to carry around that frustration as a permanent feeling? Just think about it. We want to get on the Internet because it connects us … Read more

Getting Ready for Back to School

Just wanted to remind everybody that The Reading Tub, Inc. is listed with Food Lion as part of its LionShop and Share Program to support organizations working to make a difference in their local communities. When you link your MVP card to the Reading Tub, a portion of your grocery bill goes toward the LionShop and Share Program. Each quarter, Food Lion distributes the money based on the number of organizations and the number of imprints. Fall (the beginning of School) is the traditional renewal period for this Program. If you haven’t already, please register your MVP Card. If you previously linked your card, Thank You ! You will, however, need to re-register in the next few weeks. Here’s the … Read more

SPLASH! Summer Reading is IN

It’s hard to believe that school’s out (or almost out) and summer is already here. There are plenty of great books to share with your kids … fun for you and good times for them. Head on over to the Reading Tub ( to find some books that bring back summer memories: ghost stories, baseball, picnics, learning to swim, camp … all that great stuff. This work by Reading Tub is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 US License