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My Frenemy, the Internet

My Frenemy, the Internet

Recently, I have been part of a discussion about potentially quitting the internet for a period to make better use of time and connect with real live people. It feels like a crazy sounding idea. I’ve done the occasional social media fast, and I didn’t even have a smart phone until about two years ago. Ken […]

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BEGIN WITH BOOKS: Our Local Literacy Heroes

BEGIN WITH BOOKS: Our Local Literacy Heroes

On this day, Read Across America Day, we usually celebrate authors like Dr. Seuss (whose birthday was the choice for the annual reading celebration). Today, however, I would like to celebrate a different type of literacy hero, but first here is a little background. Many of your preschool-aged children might be receiving books from BEGIN […]

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Map Needed

Ever wish someone would hand you a road map for your life? Ideally, a map that did not need an Einstein to help fold it back up! The amount of money I would pay for someone to hand me a map of my life and say, “Ok, Ali, turn right in three days and then […]

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october book month

October is National Book Month!

Do you have a favorite hobby?  Well, one of mine is reading.  I was super excited to learn that October is National Book Month!  For me, reading fiction is a chance to escape reality and dig into my character’s role.  I believe it’s better than reality T.V.  I know, I’m getting crazy now!  Of course, […]

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Happy Children's Book Week!

Happy Children’s Book Week!

It’s Children’s Book Week!  Whether you’re looking to add to your own collection or want to pick out a book for a mom or mom-to-be, there’s an endless list of classics, new books, and even some odd-balls out there to choose from. In the spirit of celebrating Children’s Book Week, I’ve included a list of […]

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