In light of this week’s international airline tragedy, I am drawn to the power of literacy. In this case, picture books. As a past elementary teacher and mother of three young children, I have many times relied on literacy to help children make sense of world happenings. 168 more words
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Most of us do not Write or Draw to get rich.
We write and rewrite draw and redraw.
We question everything we do. 306 more words
I grew up in a two-bedroom city apartment and always dreamt of having a spacious home with stairs and a yard. That dream didn’t really come true well into my adulthood, and while growing up in a big city has its perks, every apartment kid, like me, can very much sympathize with the story of… 137 more words
The great thing about New York is that almost everyone here is from somewhere else, blending into its ever-changing, raucous medley. And yet, there is something very distinct and constant about New York that takes hold of you almost instantly, changes you forever and makes you a New Yorker. 291 more words
Who knew learning could be this fun? I must say that my slugs and I were rather perplexed by the title but inside, it’s an overload of cuteness, novelty and learning – I didn’t know my brain could take it! 64 more words