Our older boys really like Beverly Clearly's Ramona series of books. I am happy to report that they really liked the new movie too. It was sweet, the music was happy and the changes to the story line didn't bother them.
The rosary is such a powerful prayer. Every time I say it I feel as though my soul is strengthened. Unfortunately, I frequently forget part of it. I just found a beautiful Rosary "cheat sheet" that has all the prayers on it in one easy page.
My mind wanders when I try to pray the rosary and I found that this link http://www.rosary-center.org/howto.htm helps me to stay focused on meditating on each mystery. (On the top of the page each mystery is listed. )