Weekly Reader

The title of this blog post series pays homage to the beloved childhood informational news bulletin, Weekly Reader, as I highlight favorite finds from around the web.
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Books & Literacy

Why we should all be reading aloud to children by Rebecca Bellingham (TEDx Talk (9:29 minutes) – December 29, 2015)

“Reading aloud gives kids a special kind of access to the the transformative power of story…to deeply understand, to think, to learn, and discuss big ideas about the world, about the lives of others, and about ourselves.”

‘Goodnight Moon’ author Margaret Wise Brown was no lady whispering hush by Barrie Hardymon (NPR – January 22, 2017)

A little insight into the life and writings of children’s author Margaret Wise Brown.

Girl Power

Want to raise a trail-blazing daughter? ‘The Notorious RBG’ says do these 7 things by Bill Murphy, Jr. (INC – accessed January 23, 2017)

Seven tips for raising well-rounded girls from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Baking

Chocolate chip cookie guide (Food Network – accessed January 26, 2017)

12 variations of ingredients and baking specifications to create your perfect chocolate chip cookie. (The one made with coconut oil is my favorite.)

Celebri-tah

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt buy Brooklyn townhouse by Mark David (Variety – October 17, 2016)

I want to be friends with John Krasinski and Emily Blunt if for no other reason than to visit their new (to them) home in New York.

 

 

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