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Covid Crisis: Supporting Our Teens

Over the past week, I’ve heard so many people say the words, “This is getting long.” Folks that a month ago, (myself included), willingly hunkered down, made a list of activities to keep them busy, prove their grit, and stay … Continue reading

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Cultural Literacy & Mother Goose

  It’s common knowledge that May 1st is known as May Day. However, in the literary realm, National Mother Goose Day is celebrated on May 1st. In 1695, Charles Perrault published his collection of fairy tales, with an English version … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day

  By now you know that April is National Poetry Month, but do you know that today is Poem in Your Pocket Day? This special day to celebrate poetry was begun in April 2002 in New York City. In 2008, … Continue reading

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Share Some Magic-Write a Gift Poem

Apologies for being off my blogging schedule this week. A beloved relative is in serious condition and the past few days have been an emotional stew for my family and me. As we conclude National Poetry Month, poetry will be … Continue reading

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Write now: Journaling – Lesson 3

Have you begun the adventure of journaling? I hope so. If not, today is a good day to start. I’ve been looking at quotes about journaling found a few that might fuel your spirit and inspire you to give this … Continue reading

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Write Now: Journaling – Lesson 2

Hopefully, you’ve had a chance to read Lesson 1 and at least consider beginning a journal. Please keep in mind that a journal (or writing notebook) as it’s often called in school, is a great tool for your children, as … Continue reading

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Write Now: Journaling Series-Lesson 1

Easter is behind us and it seems like the deadly curve of the coronavirus is flattening. Still, I anticipate many more days of social distancing and isolation. Last week, in my post The Write Time, I shared how writing is … Continue reading

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How the Virus Stole Easter

Someone special shared a great little poem with me. Whatever your religious persuasion, I think everyone can take to heart in the meaning in this verse. Enjoy!  How the Virus Stole Easter By Kristi Bothur With a nod to Dr. … Continue reading

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Technology Bridges the Gap

It’s been difficult to give up regular visits with our grandchildren. With that said, I am so grateful for the technology that is bridging the gap.  Since my older grand kids no longer have school followed by activities, I actually … Continue reading

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The Write Time

“I find out more and more every day how important it is for people to share their memories.” – Fred Rogers It seems like the right time to share this quote. Now, when we are all sheltering-in-place. Now, when we … Continue reading

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