Guest post by Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health A morning dose of coffee or tea is often a must to get us going before the light of day. Many people look forward to that energy jolt from caffeine. So is caffeine good? Bad? The Scoop on Caffeine Today more than 80… Read More Nectar of the Goddesses? Or No? The Scoop on Caffeine
Love kids’ books? Especially ones with diverse or multicultural themes? Do you have a blog or a social media account like a Facebook Page, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest? PERFECT. Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 wants to give YOU a FREE book to review for their 2019 online celebration!! Diverse Children’s Book Reviewers -We need you… Read More Book reviewers needed for Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019!
Welcome to #DiverseKidLit ! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations. What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all kinds of… Read More Back to School Linkup! #DiverseKidlit for September
There’s something precious about aardvarks. There’s also something empowering about girls who love math. Marry the two and you have a wonderful STEAM picture book! Annie Aardvark, Mathematician by Suzie Olsen About The Book In this award-winning picture book, follow Annie, an Aardvark who loves math, on her daily foraging. As Annie sets out on… Read More STEAM picture book | Annie Aardvark, Mathematician
Only a few days until school starts again. Where did summer go? When I made a Master Plan of sending out an email newsletter every Thursday and a 2 blog posts a week, I didn’t factor in a not-on-purpose 3.5-month hiatus! But life is like that. It moves forward too quickly and things get lost… Read More The “Co’s” in collaboration keeps my dreams moving forward
By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. This a prime time to organize our breakfast plans. We’re back from vacation and setting up routines for work and the upcoming school year. So Mom Bosses-let’s make a plan to have a healthy breakfast every day! Some say breakfast is the most important meal… Read More Mom Bosses! Make a plan to have a healthy Breakfast
I have the COOLEST friends. For realz One such friend is the crazy-talented Hannah Rials. I’ve known young Miss Hannah for a few years and it blows my mind that she has TWO successful and award-winning YA books to her credit…and she’s just barely 21. When her first book, Ascension, was published by Aletha Press, I… Read More Deuxsang teen vampires and a heckuva #YA book : Clandestine by Hannah Rials
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Wise Women … It is time to fill ourselves up again! (and right before the “holiday crush” too #goodtiming) Our February 2018 Gathering was such a hit, my mentor and Wise Woman, Debbie Endres, and I decided to do it again! “The Art of Owning Our Stories With the Gift… Read More Minnesota Wise Women, Unite! 2018 Fall Wise Women Retreat
So, do you know how to weave a good tale? Spin a solid sonnet? Write a moving non-fiction article? Then I suggest considering entering a Minnesota only writing contest! Brainerd Writers Alliance is seeking submissions from literary authors across the state of Minnesota in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Brainerd Writers Alliance… Read More Minnesota Writers: #Brainerd Writers Alliance Conference and Writing Contest!
Welcome to #DiverseKidLit ! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations. What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all kinds of… Read More Back to School is Looming | Get Kids Reading with the #DiverseKidLit Linkup
Health Benefits of a Colorful Diet Professional chefs will tell you there’s a visual element to food, and they work on their presentation as much as the food’s flavor. Given this human tendency, it’s interesting that some of nature’s most visually appealing foods are also the healthiest. However, in our modern culture of artificially-colored foods,… Read More Adding Color to your Diet by Eating Nature’s Food Rainbow
I remember hearing about Joey and Rory’s journey two years ago. I wasn’t familiar with these Nashville songwriters, but I was familiar with the many hit songs they wrote. They were a high-profile couple in Nashville and also the picture of true love and incredible talent. But the real story was of a journey…a fight.… Read More Rory Feek – New Book on Growing Love, Lifesteading, and Hope