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How To Raise A Bookworm

  Read Alone Together To yourself Outloud Read Books Magazines Quotes Notes Signs Read In bed On the beach On the toilet At the library On a plane On the couch On the go Read By sunlight Flashlight Nightlight Moonlight Read Read Read The end Here are some books we’ve loved lately.  The gentlest story about …

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A Love Letter To Creativity

Dear Creativity, Thank you for being a constant and loyal visitor. Too often I’ve told you “not now,” “there isn’t any time.” But you are patient and persistent. Continue to ignore me; you know my dreams better than I do. I’m a fickle lover these days. I’m still learning to love us. I know idle hands are …

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Breakfast & Birds

As a young girl coming of age, I spent hours, sometimes days, writing poetry. I filled journal upon journal, wide-ruled loose leaf page after wide-ruled loose leaf page with the angst, dreams, heartbreak, hopes and desires of a teenage girl. It was like finding my voice for the first time. I wrote all throughout high …

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That’s Everything

It’s so easy to miss you. To lose myself in no, don’t, hurry up, let’s go. I don’t want to blink. Or waste time not loving enough. You are becoming at a speed I can’t fathom. Once you were a part of me. That’s history. You belong to no one but yourself. Your heart is …

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Where I’m From

I am from rollers and hair dryers, Mirta de Perales and Pantene, bucles and scrunchies. I am from a home to house generations, veiled in secrets. From things better left unsaid and ancestoral mystery. I am from children are best seen but not heard. From “do as your told” and “aim to please”. From take …

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