Your family is filled with people to whom you look up. There’s Grandpa, who served in the war. Grandma, who raised many children with little money. Your uncle, another veteran overseas; and both your [...]
Some days, it seems as though you have superpowers. That must be the explanation for being unseen. That’s why there are days when nobody looks at you.
Joelito’s Big Decision /La gran decisión de Joelito, a beautifully illustrated and translated Spanish/English bilingual book, will soon be published. It’s about a boy and a burger and the struggle for economic justice [...]
How many leaves are on the tree outside your window? That’s a question you may not be able to answer. How could you even count them all?
Around work, you’ve gotten a reputation as the go-to person for certain things. Everybody has a talent; yours happens to be on the job. People know you’re good, they utilize your ability, and [...]
Your last family reunion was a big one. It was fun, too, and eye opening. You hadn’t really stopped to think about how many people are related to you until you saw aunts [...]
Getting your news these days is a nerve-wracking thing. Yes, you’re happy to note cat videos, new babies, and neighbors having fun. But who likes to see word of war, destruction, accidents, or [...]
The color pencils are sharp, lined up like fence posts in their unscuffed box. So are the crayons, the pens all wear caps, and notebook covers are free of doodling. The backpack seems [...]
By Terri Schlichenmeyer Music almost always does it for you. After a long day, nothing makes you feel better – especially when you pair soft tunes with hot bath and solitude. [...]
By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez Never underestimate yourself. You can carry the weight of 10 worlds on your shoulders and still have time to do your job. You can lift spirits, move [...]