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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

Granted by John David Anderson What the book’s about: Ophelia Delphinium Fidgets is a fairy-in-training in the magical land of Haven. Her job, should she be deemed worthy of it, will be to grant humans the secret wishes they whisper … Continue reading

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Reason #1408 why I watch TV with my child: “What’s a rehorsalpig?”

One day as we were driving past the Once-ler Factory on Pleasant Street, The Four-Year-Old asked: “What’s a rehorsalpig?” Mother, shamelessly buying herself time: “I don’t know. What is it?” The Four-Year-Old, irritably: “I don’t know. That’s why I asked.” … Continue reading

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