Book Of The Week – The Water Hole


This week’s popular book is one we have had for years. It is called The Water Hole and it was given to Harrison as a gift at least three years ago. With him, we have read it hundreds of times to the point of his still knowing all the words.


Now it is a fave of Charlie. He especially loves the Panda page.

Have you read this one with your kids? It has an environmental message that points out how important water is to the world. No water, not much left to enjoy.

What I like about is, it is a good length. Not that long, but still it involves counting and a story. It also has some creative pages that show the water hole drying up over time.

Each landscape illustration conceals hidden animal pictures for readers to find as they count the animals that visit the water hole and try to solve the mystery. It is a fun game to play with the boys.

As for now, back to having fun and reading to my kids.

What book is on your child’s hot list right now? I would love a recommendation.

Book of the week can be seen every Monday.

Day 40: Thinking About The Cottage Life


Well that was a beautiful day of weather in Halifax. The rain and dreary skies left and it was nothing but sun today. That made for a great day for being outside, going for walks and getting some more gardening in. I only had Charlie today, so it was pretty much do whatever I wanted time.

We just had delicious burgers from the Big Green Egg and there is nothing better than the smell of burgers on the grill on days like this.

So, the kids are in bed, my hands are clean after changing a very loaded diaper and now it is time to reflect on Day 40. Wow Day 40?

Where did the time go?

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