Bronwynn

13 Oct 7

She's suddenly doing seven-year-old things. Dancing to popular music. Rolling her eyes. Saying things that stop me in my tracks for their depth and insight. We're reading chapter books as quickly as we can get our hands on them and enjoying the stories together. Little...

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15 Apr junior book author

You can imagine my delight when B announced a few months ago that she is a writer too. She's authored several books since then. Here's the latest. (I'd classify it as fan fiction): So, technically, there are 8 little mermaids illustrated, but she insisted the story...

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29 Nov the creativity gene

She comes to me with a handful of supplies: paper, scissors, tape, ribbon, glitter, glue."Let's build a castle," she says, "and mermaids to live in that castle."She learned at school you can make people out of clothespins. So why not mermaids?"For Christmas, we should have...

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30 Jul name that tune

We're home now and a bit bleary-eyed and neck deep in a laundry explosion and rediscovering forgotten toys and re-acclimating to godawful heat, and smelling faintly of chlorine from the pool.I'll post more soon, but first a scene from WAY too early this morning that...

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