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What was your favorite memory of your mother reading to you

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In reply to an earlier post on May 30, 2012, 6:00:49 PM PDT

That's just wrong. So very wrong!!!!

Posted on May 30, 2012, 11:24:46 PM PDT
ginmar says:
Well, where was the spouse when her/his mom was doing this?

Posted on May 31, 2012, 5:10:33 AM PDT
Kat says:
For me, it was actually always my Dad who read to me when I was little. And I mean REALLY little - I learned to read from him when I was like three, and from then on it was just voracious devouring of all printed word. They'd have to actually KEEP books from me for when we went on trips, because if they left me alone with it I'd finish it and have nothing to do on the plane / in the car. XD; My Mom wasn't much of a reader for the longest time, but *I* actually got *her* into The Cat Who... series, and we've read quite a few mysteries and YA fiction concurrently. :3 So a bit of a spin on the usual tale, hahaha.

In reply to an earlier post on May 31, 2012, 6:17:59 PM PDT
I don't remember my mother ever reading to me...she taught me to read when I was two, so I was on my own since then. Both my fifth and sixth grade teachers read aloud "A Wrinkle in Time," and it remains my favorite. Hearing a book must settle it deeper in your heart.

Posted on Jun 1, 2012, 3:14:28 AM PDT
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Posted on Jun 1, 2012, 3:24:52 AM PDT
Amy says:
I published a book for my Grandaughter,

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 1, 2012, 6:59:40 AM PDT
Aviva Lynne says:
Richard...I love that sentiment "hearing a book must settle it deeper in your heart"...I think that is so of the real benefits of reading aloud to a child (or come to think of it an adult) is to strengthen the bond....particularly when children are younger and they curl up in your lap...sometimes I have several great nieces and nephews climbing all over me and each other when I read...and it creates memories for a lifetime...when my mom and sister and I would get together when she was well into her 80s and us in our 50s we would still spend a little time remembering and discussing the books she read aloud to us...
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