A useful list of divorce books, recommended from personal experience and therapist suggestions, including readings to help kids about marriage separation.
Learning is everywhere, from English language lessons like vocabulary, grammar, and literary devices in my ELA classroom, to facts about famous buildings around the world, to life lessons for use at home (including my giant set of honest Beachbody reviews for how to exercise affordably and effectively), to the delight of drawing prompts and art inspiration. Browse these articles to find happy and useful new ways to see the world.
Honest review of an affordable personal writing retreat (also for artists) with 3 meals a day and lodging included at the Highlights Foundation in Pennsylvania.
Looking for fun Spanish immersion for kids and language lessons, classes, or camp at a school abroad? Learn about Habla in Merida, Mexico: friendly & bilingual!
Reflections on why I’m going on a leave of absence from teaching after 18 years, and what’s next in terms of my career, healing, writing, and rebooting.
Looking for fabulously geeky STEM clothes? Check out these math dresses and shirts for Pi Day and beyond from the woman-owned clothing company, Princess Awesome
Lover of old and unusual used books? You MUST see these photos of Rodgers Book Barn in Hillsdale, NY, near the border with Massachusetts and the Berkshires!
Looking for arts and crafts workshops for all levels? Touchstone Center for Crafts in PA has classes from wood kiln pottery to jewelry- making, and more!
Love mosaic art and coal country history of America? Sager Mosaics melds these with The Ruins Project, bringing artists to decorate an old Pennsylvania mine.
Learn the amazing story behind Healing Touch “L” affordable Reiki energy work in Boston: a gentle and relaxing treatment to help chakras and life.
Photos and video from a glass making workshop that teaches people with no experience to make beautiful beads at Touchstone Center for Crafts in SW Pennsylvania.