My daughter, Amelia, is 13 months old today, which, as with every passing month, brings on all the feels. Today we woke up early (my night-owl self rarely gets to sleep past 6 a.m) and I read her a book while she drank her milk in the rocking chair with me. Her closeness prompted me… Read More 5 Books that Have Made Me a More Confident Parent
I was lucky enough that my mom saw the value in our local library and took my brother and I there from a young age. Today, naturally, it takes no convincing for me to be a library card holder (especially since I’m employed by a library, but that’s neither here nor there), and I often… Read More The Perks of Being a Library Card Holder
Recently, Brightly posted an article titled “11 Things I Will Never, Ever Admit to my Local Librarian“, where the author wrote about some of the outrageous ways that he accidentally mistreats library books and materials. As a librarian, I found it hilarious that he felt such guilt over these “shameful things” that we already knew… Read More 11 Secrets You Keep from Your Librarian: We Already Know
Do you find that when life gets hectic, you turn towards certain genres over what you normally read? That seems to be what I’m doing right now, as all I want to read is health & wellness or nonfiction titles. Between getting sick myself, to passing it onto my daughter and my husband, I have… Read More Library Haul: 100% Nonfiction
Here’s what I got up to this past week: I got my hair cut! My hair finally stopped falling out from having a baby (a crazy side effect of birth no one talks about!) so it was time to chop. it. off. Luis’ cousin and her kids came to visit and we had a blast… Read More A Week in My Life
Apparently today is the first day of summer, but looking out my window, you’d think it’s the beginning of April with all this rain we’ve had… #icant. One of my favorite posts that I love seeing on book bloggers’ websites are library hauls! I love see what everyone is reading. Even when I’m at work… Read More Library Haul: Children’s Books, Bestsellers, and More!
Usually around the middle of the year (i.e. now…) I start to get really lazy with my reading. 2017 was not a good year for me; every book I was excited about turned out to not be as great as I was anticipating (with a few exceptions) and I just found myself wanting to binge… Read More Reading Resolution: UPDATE!