A Happy Mind: 5 Ways To Maintain Summer Reading Habits

Posted by on September 28, 2017.

School starting again means having more things to do: pack lunches, attend meetings, do homework, participate in after-school activities, and the list goes on. While getting back into the swing of the school year is exciting, the shift from summer to fall is overwhelming and often results in the loss of well-formed, closely-followed, summer habits…such as reading!

Librarians Share Their “Hot” Books This Fall at CLiF’s Rural Library Conference

Posted by on September 22, 2017.

Last week, more than 80 librarians from 71 towns across New Hampshire and Vermont gathered at the Briggs Opera House and Hotel Coolidge in White River Junction, VT for CLiF’s semi-annual Rural Libraries Conference. It was a packed day of panels, workshops, and exciting prizes like a storytelling presentation by popular CLiF presenter Simon Brooks.

If you’re a parent and… your child has no use for logic

Posted by on February 18, 2014.

screaming toddler and Pete the Cat

If you live with a toddler, you’ve probably seen the blog Reasons my Son is Crying. You may have even submitted to it. I know. A typical conversation in my house goes something like this:

Him: “Mama, please I can have a samich?”

Me: “Sure.