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Mindy replied to Megan Calhoun's discussion What do you do for "Me Time"?
"I surf the Internet.  I miss all the surfing time I used to have.  Or I write blog entries.  I guess I'm kinda geeky. :)"
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Mindy replied to Christine Korda's discussion Looking for a new book to read, any suggestions?
"I second the recommendation of Nurtureschock.  I finished it recently, and really enjoyed it.  If you like "momoirs" try Ayelet Waldman's Bad Mother.  I liked it a lot.   For fiction, I recently read Anchee…"
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Book Links for Moms

- Get your kids building with a new alphabet book How to Build an A by Sara Midda. Reviewed by A Year of Reading.

- Did your kids like the book The Tale of Despereaux? Here's what Strollerderby thinks of the movie.

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Posted on December 23, 2008 at 7:44pm — 1 Comment

More on giving books

The kidlitosphere is abuzz with gift book ideas. Here are a few links you may like if you are looking for gift ideas for kids this year:

Abby (the) Librarian has a series of posts called 12 Days of Giving, which lists great ideas for various ages and interests. Her blog is a fabulous resource for parents who want to get the most out of their library… Continue

Posted on December 8, 2008 at 10:56am

Give the gift of books

From the very beginning, my little one loved books. Her first favorite wasn't that great of a story, but it had bright colors and a familiar face at the end in the form of a mirror. :) We blogged about her love for Circle by Little Scholastic, and that was the beginning of the Baby's Choice series on propernoun dot net. From there, we have blogged about… Continue

Posted on November 29, 2008 at 2:00pm

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At 8:19pm on January 10, 2009, BeckyB said…
From one librarian to another - fun to find you here!!!
At 8:08pm on January 1, 2009, Kakie said…
Hi Mindy, I saw you had a post about The Tale of Despereaux on yor blog and wanted to share a story about an experience my sister had with her son while reading the book. It is called The Tale of Despereaux and a Gift of Healing Power through our Children

I hope you enjou the read.
At 8:24am on December 20, 2008, Vanessa said…
Thanks for joining the Married Mamas group. I look forward to knowing you better and learning your secrets to keeping marriage fun!
At 7:37am on October 6, 2008, Tammy Dantzler said…
Mindy, Nice to meet you and welcome to TMs. I love the RSS feed on the lower left hand side of our profile pages. It's easy. Just add your blogs URL address and it will feed right into your profile page.

Your Friend, Tammy Dantzler

P.S. I know the time constraints of working moms. I started a new group http://www.twittermoms.com/group/soapoperamoms. If you love any shows on SoapNet channel you will love the widget that let's you stay updated on your favorite shows. Feel free to stop by for a visit.
At 4:35pm on September 17, 2008, Mindy said…
Thanks! Nice to meet another MN librarian. :)
At 7:36am on September 17, 2008, minnemom said…
Welcome, Mindy. I'm off to check your blog. I'm a former librarian and fellow Minnesotan.

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