Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Reading with Daddy

How cute are these photos?
I don't really need to write anything.
You get the drift. 
Just some quiet time before beddie, reading with Daddy.


  1. I am in LOVE with all their red hair. :):):)

  2. So sweet! Mine are still so busy. They listen for about 20 seconds and are off to find something else. I hope to have pictures of my girls reading with daddy like this someday soon. Keep up the great pictures, they give me hope. :)

  3. CITM - Me too, me too. :)

    Sara - Believe me, this is a RARE occasion in our house. Wesley is constantly bringing me books, getting my hopes up that he'll sit in my lap for more than 20 seconds while I read to him, but then he takes off. That is why I just had to capture this moment. BOTH of them. Sitting still... I'd strongly suggest getting some books with pop-ups or pull tabs. They won't last long, but at least the ripping and tearing of paper seems to keep their interest moreso than actually hearing a story!

  4. These pictures are priceless! :) :)

    I have found that I've been able to hold the girls' attention longer by experimenting with the types of books I am reading. For a while they were only into looking at pictures, so we used those nice picture books with one word. We gradually added in some basic story books. And now - just over the past couple of weeks - our girls are content (relatively speaking!) to sit and listen to a story, at least a few times a day.

    They're still so rough on books, though. For a long time books were part of our play space, but now - unfortunately - I keep them in another room and bring them in one at a time, and only when I'm there to directly supervise. Otherwise they don't last long. :(

    On that note, though, have you ever checked out the books at Target for $1 (in the dollar section at the front of the store)? We have quite a few, and it's not as big of a deal if they get shredded. :)

  5. Very cute! There is just something wonderful about seeing a man bond with his children... Warms the heart!


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