The library finally had Insurgient for me to read. This is volume two of the “Divergent” series. I have to say that it’s not as good as Divergent and neither of them are as good as “The Hunger Games” series. It just felt like Tris spent most of the book full of angst and doing … [Read more…]
Well, I can now say that I’ve read the entire “Hunger Games” trilogy. This week I read Catching Fire and Mockingjay. Of the three Catching Fire is my favourite. I just found Mockingjay to run from problem to angst to battle to wound from battle to angst to sorrow to angst without any real let-up. … [Read more…]
Disclosure: Affiliate Links Well, I gave in to my daughter’s subtle begging and read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. It was a pretty good read. One thing that struck me was that there is no swearing. My daughter and I have been discussing/picking it apart. That is one thing I enjoy about reading the … [Read more…]
This week I went back to one of my favourite authors. When all other books fail to interest me his never do – Philip Oppenheim. This time I read The Great Secret. The girl started out on the “bad guy” side and I didn’t see how she could/would switch so the hero could have the … [Read more…]
My baby is getting bigger all the time and doing it mostly on breast milk. Not surprising except when you consider that he’s nearly seventeen months and weighs over thirty pounds. Some days are better than others for eating solids, but he probably averages an 80/20 ration between breast milk and solid foods.
It’s nearly summer and while the children long to be out of school all too often after a few days (hours sometimes) there are cries of boredom. So I was challenged to come up with some free -or nearly free – family activities. I realized that in some ways this wasn’t a challenge because this is something … [Read more…]