Writing

Life Unscripted

Although I’ve only recently started using the principles in this book in my own life I’ve already found them to be helpful and would certainly recommend them to anyone who is looking to form more authentic and rewarding relationships.

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Reflections on Parenting

I spent this past month reading Anne of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery. Without really realizing it, I chose the perfect book to close out a month of reflection on parenting, Anne is really in the thick of things in raising her brood and all her children have their own little adventures that are truly delightful.… Continue reading Reflections on Parenting

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Third Time’s the Charm

I started out the month by reading Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society by Cordelia Fine. Fine does an exceptional job of breaking down why testosterone does not equal violence. She points out what should be a no-brainer for us at this point (at least in my opinion). That is, that when it comes… Continue reading Third Time’s the Charm

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Glimpses

My original intention was to read Body Outlaws: Rewriting the Rules of Beauty and Body Image by Ophira Edut this month. I read this book of essays for a class roughly seven years ago and thought it would be a great conclusion to a month dedicated to self-care. Then I went to pick it up… Continue reading Glimpses

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I Thought My Father Was God

It is, once again, time for me to review a book of short stories! For this month, I chose to read (although, once again, not finish, haha) “I Thought My Father Was God: And Other True Tales from NPR’s National Story Project” by Paul Auster. I purchased this book as a 19-year-old in a second-hand… Continue reading I Thought My Father Was God