****This post was sponsored by Verizon FIOS as part of the #FIOSPhilly Campaign. All opinions found here are strictly my own.**** Before the tryptophan kicks in and the Cowboys put The Mister in a post-meal coma, how to fill the gap on Thanksgiving without getting into a fight about politics, my weight, or religion? This […]
****This post was sponsored by Verizon FIOS as part of the #FIOSPhilly Campaign. All opinions found here are strictly my own.**** Halloween has evolved for me as a parent. I used to get away with one block of trick or treating, then the kids got wise and realized that there were more houses to hit […]
I never read the Goosebumps book collection, because I was a chicken. My favorite uncle thought that introducing his underage niece to movies like The Exorcist and The Birds was good for the soul. My soul suffered lack of sleep and I am terrified of birds to this day. My children are much braver than […]
Disclosure: This post was inspired by the novel The Little Paris Bookshop: A Novel by Nina George, where Monsieur Perdu–a literary apothecary–finally searches for the woman who left him many years ago.. Join From Left to Write on October 8th as we discuss The Little Paris Bookshop. As a member, I received a copy of […]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. One in three women in the U.S. has been a victim of domestic violence, regardless of age, economic status, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. Violence and trauma can lead to chronic health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, and cancer.
Courtesy of Grammarly’s plagiarism checker, here’s an ode to World’s Teacher Day. Check it out by clicking here. Bill Burr does this phenomenal routine that pokes fun at the fish out of water saves inner city kids movie genre. I know that these movies are supposed to be uplifting and make us feel gooey inside, […]
In yesterday’s ESL class, we read an article about literacy journalism pioneer “Dr Bob” Laubach. Laubach was born into a family that had literacy in their blood. His parents were missionaries in the Philippines and they taught the Maranoa people to read. This article reminded me of this meme I keep seeing on my Facebook […]