All she wanted to do was clean my teeth and share new pictures of her 6-month-old little girl.
"She's very cute!" I mumbled, with Christina's hands in my mouth. "Do you read to her?" I asked.
"We do! Probably a book almost every day. But it's not like she understands what we say. It's sort of funny to do it."
There's nothing like a comment like that to get this reading specialist to sit up in the chair and start talking. And talk we did!