Cornelia Spelman Talks About Emotional Legacies

Tweet Yesterday I reviewed Missing, a memoir by author Cornelia Maude Spelman. In Missing, Spelman talks about her quest to know about her mother. Today, I’m happy to feature an essay from Spelman about discovering our emotional legacies. In particular, … Continue reading

D.E.A.R. — Drop Everything and Read

Tweet Today is Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) day, a wonderful time dedicated to the joy of reading. When my daughters were young, they had D.E.A.R. time every day in elementary school. In middle school this time was known as … Continue reading

Interview with Kelly Beatty and Dale Salvaggio Bradshaw, Authors of Firestarters

Tweet Kelly Beatty and Dale Salvaggio Bradshaw are the authors of Firestarters: 100 Job Profiles to Inspire Young Women. The book is a resource that can help girls see the possibilities of different careers and get an idea of the … Continue reading

Are You Reading a Hot Dog or Foie Gras?

Tweet Last week my daughter Madeleine and I headed down to the University of Oregon for her orientation. I’m still not truly believing she’ll be leaving home this fall, but I’m sure I’m not the only mom in denial. In … Continue reading

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