Board books are sooo boring…

17 May

Like most kids her age, Quinn LOVES books.  In fact, “reading” by herself is one of the things she does to stay entertained while I make lunch or clean up around the house.  That and throwing things in the toilet.  You know, both equally entertaining.

She often takes her books to a large floor cushion we have and plops down to enjoy the printed word.  Ads, newspapers, and discarded letters (if they’re written in German we just pass them on to Quinn!) all qualify as interesting reading material too these days.  But apparently Quinn has a yearning for something deeper…more meaningful.  

This Max Lucado book was sitting on the end of the table the other day as Quinn was finishing breakfast.  She HAD TO HAVE IT.  You know, the kind of stretching and reaching that kids do to get their hands on something….the kind where you’re afraid they might pull a neck muscle.  As if their heads can reach further than their hands.  Anyway- Quinn wanted the book.

Sorry “Pat the Bunny”…you ain’t got nothing on 223 pages of Max Lucado.


4 Responses to “Board books are sooo boring…”

  1. Katie Day May 18, 2011 at 1:12 pm #

    Super cute! It is funny Molly does the exact same thing. Usually she utters one “word” per page. Her favorite utterance sounds a lot like the word two. Well, until she comes upon a page with a teddy bear on it then she shouts “toodle-loo”.

    • Rachael May 23, 2011 at 8:32 pm #

      “Toodle-loo” is the CUTEST version of teddy bear ever. Seriously adorable!

  2. Danielle May 23, 2011 at 6:28 pm #

    Makes me wanna cry Rach! Hannah and Quinn would have sooo much to “talk” about. 🙂

    • Rachael May 23, 2011 at 8:33 pm #

      Ha, I know! I have a feeling they would be serious partners in crime.

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