Share a Story: “I’m too tired” Mother’s Literacy Helpers

Welcome visitors and Share a Story – Shape a Future afficianados and literacy passionistas. Today’s theme for the Share a Story literacy blog tour is the Terrific Twos. Even nine years removed, I can still *feel* the exhaustion of that bundle of energy and curiosity that was my (then) two-year-old daughter. My favorite times of day were nap time and bedtime.No, not so that I could collapse on the couch, but because we could settle down for 15-20 minutes with children’s books. As much as I looked forward to those daily milestones, there were times when I was just too tired to “put on” my best baby bird or drop my voice for the “down, down, down” of a favorite … Read more

Friday Blurb: Congratulations to Famous Writers announces the winners of its Be a Famous Writer contest. Four young authors will have their stories turned into videos, memorialized at, and turned into iTunes downloads. Read more