First Publication!

My whole life I have wanted to be published. Finally the moment has come and I couldn’t be more excited. In fact, I’m extremely giddy.  I remember having a paper I wrote on female infibulation in the 10th grade being published, but it was a publication our school created… so I dunno- do you count…

Gifts that Give: Fair Trade

Fair Trade products are amazing and they make for awesome & special gift ideas. You’re not only giving a gift to someone dear to you, but giving back to the community.  It’s a win-win.  Also, it gives added meaning to the gift(s) for the receiver.   In the above picture McKinley is grabbing for the fair…

Definition: Family

Family is powerful.  Powerful was the first word that came to mind, but the word power doesn’t come close to describing what a family truly embodies. When you type “definition: family“ into Google, “A group consisting of parents and children living together in a household,” shows up.  This is a crappy definition. Thefreedictionary.com defines family…

Aquarium Adventure

McKinley had her first visit to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. It was 30 degrees, so we spent a few hours traveling around the aquarium and reptile pavilion. McKinley was fascinated by the fishes and did a lot of talking to the turtles! I cant wait to take McKinley back to the zoo! Buy your…

Featured Project: The Oscars

ProjectWe watch the Oscar’s every year.   Each category is worth 1 point. And at the end of the night… Whoever has the least points… (the loser)… Must write a 500 word essay paying homage to the winner! Wait. That’s not all. Then, they must read their essay out loud while being recorded. It’s a…