Bookish Delights · Children & Parenting · Current Events

Five Young Adult Books to Spark Conversation About Current Events

Children’s books have moved into the spotlight this past week with the announcement of Dr. Seuss Enterprises pulling six Dr. Seuss books from publication due to claims of racism. I’ll linger on that story long enough to say these few things: First of all, I’m just as much against banning books as I am against… Continue reading Five Young Adult Books to Spark Conversation About Current Events

Bookish Delights · Daily Living · Growth · Undistracted Living

A Book Review of Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

In terms of reading, this year is off to a great start. The first book I finished, Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport, inspired me in new ways to approach this year with even more intention. His thought-provoking research and practical suggestions for curating a life of value was exactly what I needed at the beginning… Continue reading A Book Review of Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

30-Day Writing Challenge · Blog 365 · Bookish Delights

The Truth About Being Lizzie Bennet

30-Day Writing ChallengeDay 11: Something you always think “What if …” aboutWhat if I had been born in a different decade? A different century? What if I wore long dresses and did my hair up and went to balls and had gentlemen suitors? What if I spoke with a British accent and drank tea at… Continue reading The Truth About Being Lizzie Bennet

30-Day Writing Challenge · Blog 365 · Bookish Delights

Why Harry Potter Will Always Be Read to My Children

30-Day Writing ChallengeDay 10: Write about something for which you feel strongly.[Disclaimer: This was written about two years ago – however it is nonetheless true. Also: there are many other things which I feel more strongly about, but there can still be lesser things that one feels strongly about. I consider good literature to be… Continue reading Why Harry Potter Will Always Be Read to My Children