Wow! It has been two years since I created my own little corner of the internet full of bookish moments with my beautiful bairns. Life ha...

Two Years! Thank you!

Monday, September 25, 2017 BookBairn Blog 12 Comments


Wow! It has been two years since I created my own little corner of the internet full of bookish moments with my beautiful bairns. Life has changed quite dramatically and also in quite small seemingly insignificant ways too since then. We added another little bundle of bookworm to our family and he delights us every day (today he mastered rolling from his tummy back onto his back), I gave up my job and went on a career-break to spend more time at home with BookBairn (and also The Wee Page Turner), I read a lot of books, I have read hundreds of picture books and we have established some wonderful connections with publishers, authors and illustrators whose generosity in sending us beautiful and brilliant books astounds me, and our readership (you wonderful people) has grown. I feel quite proud of myself (which isn't something that come naturally for me to say).


When I started this blog my husband asked me "What do you want to get out of it?" and honestly, I wanted a hobby that reflected my interests, a record or diary of sorts of raising my little reader (now readers) and some free books if that was at all possible. Well, I have achieved that and more. We have got free books - lots of them. But I've also connected with people who enjoy reading as much as I do. People who are fascinated by children's books. People who are passionate about raising a generation of readers who are kind, independent, strong, passionate, considerate, generous and mighty.

I honestly wasn't sure what I should write today but I wanted to mark the occasion. I'm recharging my blogging batteries over the next few weeks and then I'll be back as I've got so many great books to recommend to you all. But before I sign off this short birthday blog (bloggerversary if you will) I wanted to say two huge thank yous:

To my BookBairn, I love you very much and I love seeing you learn and grow. You astound me. Thank you for cuddling up and reading stories with me. Thank you for making me the mummy that I am today. Thank you. Love Mummy xx

 
To my Wee Page Turner, you have changed our lives so very much and we love you. You have the biggest smile and eyes that will melt hearts. Thank you for your giggles. Thank you for adoring your sister. Thank you for making our family full. Thank you. Love Mummy xx

Thank you all for reading,
Kim x



12 comments:

  1. Just gorgeous!! Here's to plenty more years to come xxx

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    1. Thank you! Lots and lots of books to discover!

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    1. Thanks! Can't believe how quick it has gone and how much our lives have changed!

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  3. Congratulations, well done

    GrUncle Keith

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    1. Thanks GrUncle! Love that you read along and wanted to comment! See you soon hopefully!

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  4. Well done Kim. Yourgreat granny Allen and your Great grandpa Clark, both teacher , would.
    -also have appreciated your work with young children.Keep up the good work.

    Papa Billy

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    1. Thank you Great Papa! I guess it's in the blood to love books and small people isn't it?! x

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  5. Happy Blogaversary! I'm so proud that you and the bookbairns share my passion for books and understand that reading and stories are intrinsically linked with humanity, compassion and understanding. I loved reading with you and your brother so much when you were young and it's wondersful that you can pass that on. XXX

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    1. Thank you! And thank you for reading to us! It has made me the bookworm mummy that I am today!

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  6. Congratulations, Mummy BookBairn. What a great achievement!! Your little readers are just great because of the fab job you and DaddyBookBairn are doing. Keep up the good work. I'm very proud of you. Your bro's not bad either.

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    1. Thanks Papa! We are lucky to have great parenting role models! And super hands-on grandparents to help! x

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