What I Read Last Week

The last time I watched The Bachelorette was when this guy was a contestant (~2003). #stopaskingmeaboutthebachelorette  How Domestic Violence on One Home Effects Every Child in a Class | NPR Racial Inequality in the Minneapolis Parks System | The Atlantic How non-English speakers are taught this crazy English grammar rule you know but you’ve neverContinue reading “What I Read Last Week”

Reading to the Bump: Tips & Books for Expecting Parents

Reading to the Bump: Tips & Books for Expecting Parents Rebecca of Sturdy for Common Things put a call out on Twitter over the weekend for materials that expecting parents can read to their future child. Among the great recommendations, I suggested Curious George. Rebecca then created a a pathfinder with selections like Kevin Henkes’sContinue reading “Reading to the Bump: Tips & Books for Expecting Parents”

I shall be telling this with a sigh

Until recently, I loathed American Literature. We read so much of it through middle school and high school, and it was always presented in a boring and dry manner. Vividly I recall my sophomore American Lit. class being forced to read The Crucible aloud over the the course of weeks. I preferred British and WorldContinue reading “I shall be telling this with a sigh”