And do you want to know the best part about this little routine of ours?? Our kids think they are pulling one over on us! We say our good-nights, turn off lights, and head downstairs only to hear footsteps a few minutes later. They sneak out of bed, flick on their lights, and return to their bed with a book. Or in some cases, a gigantic pile of books. They are sneaking in extra reading time.
WhenSchizz and I head upstairs for the night, we are met with illuminated doorways at the end of a dark hall. We open the door to find our children, sleeping soundly, with books everywhere.
Cait co-hosts The Homeschool Sisters Podcast and is co-founder of Raising Poppies, a community for parents of gifted and twice-exceptional children. Cait is also founder of the Family Book Club at My Little Poppies, a fantastic community of book-loving parents and the Gameschool Community at My Little Poppies, a vibrant community of gameschoolers.
Cait is a contributing writer for Simple Homeschool. Her work has also appeared on The Huffington Post, The Mighty, Scary Mommy, GeekMom, and many others. You can find her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram
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