I have been missing the Yarn Along updates for the past few weeks, mainly because I have been knitting the same thing for a million years and I feel like it is loosing it's appeal for my readers. I am finally making headway now that Great Lent is over and am really hoping to be done with it soon. There are so many things that I want to knit! Unfortunately, all of them are with fingering weight yarn (very, very thin yarn) and so it will probably be a slow year for completed projects.
The children and I have been reading The Railway Children. I was reminded of it by Auntie Leila this week and we have a really lovely copy that is illustrated by Shirley Hughes. Sugar Plum knits and the boys play with their Legos while I read. My dad read to us on the nights that he didn't have to work and I have fond memories of it of laying on the floor coloring while he read to us.
Speaking of reading to your kids, have you heard Sarah Mackenzie's new podcast, Read-Aloud Revival? I have only listened to a little bit of it, and am hooked!