Tag Archives: reading

A challenge

Here’s a challenge for you all. We have some money left over from building and stocking the Clea Salavert Library at Lalomanu Primary School in Samoa. The holders of that money (the Australian Academy of Humanities – AAH) no longer … Continue reading

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A Meaningful Life

Clea’s death 207 weeks ago forced me to rethink my life and what a meaningful life may be. Her death came as a cataclysmic shock to me. I was totally unprepared. My whole reason for being folded beneath me and … Continue reading

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Clea Salavert Wykes Reading Awards

Reading is important in our house. We have many, many books; some of our bookshelves have books stacked two rows deep and it is difficult to see the books in the second row. We make our sons read every day, … Continue reading

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Bear in the Big Blue House

Clea loved the Bear in the Big Blue House. It was one of her first books. She would wake up in the morning and run out of her bedroom calling ‘bear, bear’ as she looked for her book. She knew … Continue reading

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121 Weeks

I’ve been reading a few other blogs by bereaved parents and have noticed a reticence to be completely honest. Rebecca Carney has a blog called One Woman’s Perspective – the name says it all. I can usually relate to her … Continue reading

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