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Beyond marshmallows - resisting Mr. Clown Box!

The first time I recall hearing about the “marshmallow test” was on an episode of “This American Life”, in 2012 (“Back to School”),  featuring… 1,567 more words

Psychology

"Harry Potter" Book Club

 I love reading. To people that know me well, this is no surprise. Well, I’ve found out that they are creating a book club this summer to celebrate the fact that it’s been 20 years since the publication of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”. 67 more words

Reading

Top Ten Monday - Most Anticipated Books of the Second Half of 2017

So, I’m skipping this week’s Broke and the Bookish’s Top Ten Tuesday since Eden and Jenn have both pretty much covered summer reads and I also never really read books based on seasons… SO! 407 more words

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Yankee Swap Summer Book Exchange

Every so often, wandering through the library with my middle school groups, I’ll hear a sound that is music to my ears: students  “You have to read this book. 853 more words

Book Club: The Edge of Reason, ch. 4, lives of the mind

Time to resume our discussion of Julian Baggini’s The Edge of Reason. After having looked at chapters 1, 2, and 3, we move on to 4, on the lives of the mind. 1,337 more words

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Book Review - The Golden Child by Wendy James

This book is about looking into how bullying can effect a family but more so from the family of the bully rather than the other side.   512 more words

Reading

The First Five

O Muse! Bestow us the gall to research, read, and ruminate over the themes, archetypes, and philosophies present within each narrative in order to develop and articulate a coherent message as we dialogue with our colleagues, neighbors, and ourselves. 72 more words

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