If you’re like me, the minute you found out you were pregnant, you thought, “Thank God for Dolly Parton.” No?
Well, you should have!
Dolly Parton has a program that sends free books to children, every month, until they are 5 years old. It is not available in all areas, but we’ve had good luck in two of the three places we’ve lived.
The books are great – quite diverse in terms of main characters and cultures, they are fun for kids, and the illustrations are beautiful. I just read this one to my kids last night:
Also, in case I forgot to mention it, they are free.