Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust

Apr 13

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LOVE THIS SHOW! #OrphanBlack

LOVE THIS SHOW! #OrphanBlack

Apr 12

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Apr 05

They weren’t happy with me taking a group shot.

They weren’t happy with me taking a group shot.

Mar 29

So… Yoshi has “her spot” during car rides but Boo has discovered how to annoy her by taking over the spot.

So… Yoshi has “her spot” during car rides but Boo has discovered how to annoy her by taking over the spot.

Mar 09

Apparently this is what Boo does when no one is watching.

Apparently this is what Boo does when no one is watching.

Feb 22

2014 Critique Partner Love Connection -

maggie-stiefvater:

I guess it’s that time of year again. I’ve been asked several times in the last few months if I would do another critique partner love connection on my blog and I now have enough requests that I’m going to go ahead and do it. These seems to be a yearly thing. I don’t think I need to change the…

Feb 16

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARIO! My sweet guy turned 3 on Valentines Day.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARIO! My sweet guy turned 3 on Valentines Day.

Feb 15

Can’t wait to read this!

Can’t wait to read this!

Feb 08

Just like with my kids, I force my dogs to get along.

Just like with my kids, I force my dogs to get along.

My own personal heaters. Require no electricity.

My own personal heaters. Require no electricity.

Feb 02

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Feb 01

Researchers find that kindergarten is the new first grade

mycuratednews:

(Phys.org) —Kindergarten classrooms nationwide have changed dramatically since the late 1990s and nearly all of these changes are in the direction of a heightened focus on academics, particularly literacy, according to researchers from EdPolicyWorks, the center on education policy and workforce competitiveness at the University of Virginia.

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And preschool is the new Kindergarten.

“Early literacy research shows that this benchmark has merit—but how is a short-staffed, bustling library to achieve this? Through “1,000 Books before [Kindergarten]” programs.” — Goal: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten | First Steps | School Library Journal (via schoollibraryjournal)

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Jan 31

“Every first draft is perfect, because all a first draft has to do is exist.” — Jane Smiley (via inspired-to-write)

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