Childhood Empathy: Are You Raising a Child who Cares about Others?

April 11, 2021

Childhood Empathy: Are You Raising a Child who Cares about Others? Empathy is a feminine noun. According to the Dictionary: “action to put yourself in someone else’s place. Seeking to act or think the way he would think or act in the same circumstances.” The ability to put oneself in the other’s place does not depend only on genetics. Therefore, it is up to us adults to guide our children…

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Afraid of the Light

Afraid of the Light
March 3, 2021

Afraid of the Light: A Story about Facing Your Fears Afraid of the Light is a delightful story about overcoming fears and learning to try something new—for kids ages 4–7. Ditter Von Dapp is a quirky rabbit who is painfully afraid of the light. Having confined himself to a cozily dark cave to avoid his biggest fear, he is one day forced to light a candle in order to find…

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The Biggest Flower in the World

the biggest flower in the world
February 28, 2021

The Biggest Flower in the World “What if the stories for children became mandatory reading for adults? Would they be able to really learn what they have been teaching for so long? – José Saramago, in “The biggest flower in the world.” “The biggest flower in the world” is a beautiful story for children. Still, first, it is a legitimate Saramago. Transforming into a character, the author tells us that…

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Emily’s Gift: An Interview with Ellen Shane

Ellen Shane
February 23, 2021

Emily’s Gift, written by Ellen Shane, is the True Story of Sherlock and Jackson is a moving tale of how the youngest Shane sibling tries to negotiate a puppy for her loving and pet-less family. Emily’s Gift: An Interview with Ellen Shane and a Gift of Love Beyond Life Written by Ellen Shane Owning a puppy is a big responsibility, and oh boy, was Emily ready! It is too bad…

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Mira Lehr: Six Decades of Artmaking

Mira Lehr
February 23, 2021

Mira Lehr: Six Decades of Artmaking Mira Lehr has been collected by major institutions across the U.S., including the Smithsonian Museum of American Art (Washington), the Getty Museum Research Center (Los Angeles), Perez Art Museum (Miami), the Jewish Museum of Florida (Miami Beach), the Orlando Museum of Art, the Bass Museum (Miami Beach), and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center (NY), among many others. An Interview with Mira Lehr: Six…

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Bali Kaur Jaswall, author of “School of Erotic Stories for Widows”

Balli Kaur Jaswal
February 22, 2021

Bali Kaur Jaswall, author of “School of Erotic Stories for Widows” Born in Singapore and with Punjabi roots, Balli Kaur Jaswal grew up in different places due to her father’s profession, who worked for the Singaporean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Japan, Russia, Australia, and the Philippines are among the countries where she spent most of her youth. The fact of being continually changing places throughout her life awoke her perspective…

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