Reading and writing are essential skills. In today’s world information is more and more likely to be shared digitally through the written word. For some children, the love of reading and writing comes naturally, but others may take some guidance towards love–and mastery–of the crafts. If you’re looking to get a young person of any.. read more →

Recently I read an article that struck a chord with me entitled “This Is How To Increase Your Attention Span: 5 Secrets From Neuroscience”. The piece made the point that if you want to increase your attention span, you’ve got to stop multitasking as much as possible. While multitasking is often necessary in our fast.. read more →

I recently came across a comment on a Facebook post that was the setting up a fierce debate on a recent bit of national news which resonated with me. Now, I won’t go into the topic of discussion, but we’ve all seen this sort of Facebook thread. The comment stuck out because as everyone was.. read more →

You may remember a post I did several months ago entitled “Goodness Is All Around Us” which highlighted the good in the world—and in light of some of the recent tragedies I thought it might be a good idea to spread some positivity in the midst of all the sorrow. So I’ve pulled together some.. read more →

Writers are masters of language, and yet, that doesn’t begin to describe their true power. As a writer, I always enjoy hearing the words of wisdom from the greats—past and present. Not only does it inspire me to write, but it also fills me with a sense of joy and ease. Knowing these greats felt.. read more →