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    Tuesday
    Jun112013

    Bubby can read!

    Bubby recently graduated from pre-school, with plans to move on to kindergarten this fall.

    Having a mother who's a teacher means Bubby has the privilege of private tutoring sessions to prepare him for the new school year. Here is one of his first lessons with teacher Megan, er, Mommy:

    My, how time flies. Seems it wasn't that long ago that I posted photos of my precious grandson playing with his poop. Now he reads — unquestionably, a more pleasant pursuit.

    Today's question:

    Who was instrumental in helping you learn to read?

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    Reader Comments (7)

    woohoo!! Way to go, Bubby (and Megan :) I love the fact that my Granddaughter has learned to read. Books open a window to the rest of the world.

    I'm not sure who taught me to read, but since I still remember Dick and Jane (and Spot?)...I'll thank my first grade teacher, Mrs. Bartell.

    June 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNonnieKelly

    I love hearing his little voice! I don't remember who taught me to read but I certainly remember who taught me to enjoy it! I was in 9th grade when a friend introduced me to science fiction -- the idea of reading for pleasure was a whole new world for me and I have loved reading ever since.

    June 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    I believe my first grade teacher, Mrs. Cates, was the hero who taught me to read. Like Nonnie Kelly, I still remember Dick, Jane, and Spot.

    Bubby sure is a Lucky Duck, and a cute one, too, having a Teacher Mommy, to give him a head-start on reading, even before he gets in REAL school!

    June 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    My parents definitely were instrumental. We had lots of books in the house, and trips to the library happened at least weekly. Mom and Dad were always reading--not only to themselves, but also to me and my siblings. I don't remember learning to read, but I know I was reading before I started school.

    June 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKristi

    Such a wonderful life changing moment, so nice that you could see it from afar!

    June 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGrown and Flown

    Way to go, Bubby. I also remember Dick, Jane and Spot, but an aunt taught me to read before I got to those books in school. My youngest daughter was also a teacher and has her kindergartener to-be doing just what Bubby is doing.

    June 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJeanie

    include me with the dick, jane and spot crew. i remember the teacher reading from the giant book on an easel, and i was immediately hooked. congrats on this milestone!

    June 11, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterbelinda
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