Being cold, wet, tired and hungry makes me feel unloved. So why read a book about it?

Last summer while in Canada I picked up “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy. Big mistake. I was going to re-gift* this book at my Writer’s Group party next week but I wanted to read it first. First, let me confess: there are very few novels that I actually finish reading. They just don’t hold my … More Being cold, wet, tired and hungry makes me feel unloved. So why read a book about it?

You are not crazy: This book says so! #BuyThisBook #books

My Nurse Practitioner recommended this book for PTSD survivors. This could include returning Veterans, victims of crimes, and those abused as children. We have all heard of the “fight or flight” theory of dealing with danger or stress. But I believed there is a third one, “freeze”. When you just don’t know what to do, … More You are not crazy: This book says so! #BuyThisBook #books

If you really want to combat racism, read to a child    #reading #children #racism #family #kids

With all the talk of racism in the news, what do we tell our children? How do we talk to them? A Doll Like My Mommy is the celebration of an interracial family. It depicts each family member’s uniqueness while acknowledging their inherent similarities. This book is filled with images of loving interaction between all … More If you really want to combat racism, read to a child    #reading #children #racism #family #kids