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Tips From Families
- As a grandparent reading
As a grandparent reading to my grandchildren, I make sure the TV is turned off, they sit next to me and occasionally turn the lights off and read to them using a flashlight. They love it!
“A book is a gift you can open again and again.”
— Garrison Keillor