Best Of, Book Love

Skittles and a Smile

Recently, I was at my daughter’s school for a meeting and I happened across a project displayed in the hallway that tugged at my heart. A section of the hallway wear festooned with leaves from the paper Tree of Smiles. Each leaf was an individual student’s contribution of something they’d done recently to make someone… Read More Skittles and a Smile

Book Love, multicultural children's book day, WAHM

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 Book Review-The Little Girl Who Lost her Smile

 It’s time! The celebration month for Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/17)  has begun. In its fourth year, MCBD was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Their continuing mission is to raise awareness on the ongoing need to include kid’s books that celebrate diversity in home and school bookshelves… Read More Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 Book Review-The Little Girl Who Lost her Smile

Life Lessons, WAHM

Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it)

Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it) Labels are never fun. Unless of course they are labels on designer shoes, bags or dresses. Then labels are pretty amazing. But in society “labels” are a way to categorized, describe, pigeon hole or Square-Peg-in-a-Round-others and it’s oftentimes not in a… Read More Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it)