Family Literacy Day

Taking time every day to read or do a learning activity with children is crucial to a child’s development. Even just 15 minutes a day can improve a child’s literacy skills dramatically, and can help a parent improve their skills as well. Tuesday, January 27, 2015,  is Family Literacy Day, an annual national event created […]

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Polar Madness

In Tanya Lloyd Kyi‘s book When the Worst Happens, a great collection of true stories of survival, I read about “polar madness,” an as yet unproven psychological phenomenon that affects people who work for extended periods of time in the harsh conditions near the North or South poles. The phrase came to mind again today, […]

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