Books/Reading
Leah

“Early Decision” Shines a Light on College Admission

The all-important date of October 1 is drawing near. What’s so critical about October 1, you ask? The date has little significance for most people

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Children
Leah

The Summer List 2013

Summer is here! Although the season just officially started, Sophie and I have been on “summer vacation” since the first week of June when she

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Children
Leah

Being Claude Monet

Sophie’s preschool class has been learning about famous artists this year. They started with Pablo Picasso, worked their way through Henri Matisse and Vincent van

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Children
Leah

The Summer List

We are now officially on summer break! This is the first summer I’ve had since my high school years where I don’t have to work

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Books/Reading
Leah

A Book Giver’s Tale of World Book Night

Every once in a while I get to participate in something that is so amazing that I feel happy and blessed for hours and days

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Children
Leah

Tips for Making Your Passover a Kid-Friendly Holiday

I wrote this post for Red Tricycle. It was published this past Monday, April 2.  The Jewish holiday of Passover (or Pesach) can be one of

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Books/Reading
Leah

Musings from the SDSU Writers Conference

I had the pleasure of attending the SDSU Writers Conference for the first time this past weekend. I cannot begin to tell you what an

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Children
Leah

The First Day of School (2011)

Sophie has come a long way since her first day of preschool last September.  She’s nearly 4-years-old. She is quite a bit taller and her

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Books/Reading
Leah

I See Nursery Rhymes … They’re Everywhere

One book Sophie enjoys reading each night is a compilation of classic nursery rhymes. Reading these rhymes has been an eye-opening experience. For one, I

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