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Listen, Talk, Have Faith: Keeping Kids Emotionally Centered During Challenging Times

June is over and many of us are preparing for a July 4th Celebration that aligns with the “new normal” of our current world. Who knew 2020 would bring such challenges?! I know of many people who (at the end of 2019) viewed “2020” as the year of “perfect vision COVID19. To wear a mask…or […]

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An eBook Kind of World: Summer Reading eBooks from Make A Way Media

I know this is an unusual way to start this, but I am going to say it anyway: I’m not really an ebook kind of gal. I like paper. I love the smell and the feel and the look, but this is just not the world we live in anymore. We live in an ebook […]

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Read, Walk, Sit: Keeping Kids Emotionally Centered During Challenging Times

{Previously published in the July issue of StoryMonsters Magazine} We truly are in extraordinary times. Coronavirus. Police brutality. Riots. Protests. Great political divide. Then, there’s massive unemployment. Stock Market woes. Quarantine. No school now and possibly no school in the fall. No friends. No travel. No events. Killer bees…need I go on? These are the […]

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What Minnows Have in Common with a Global Pandemic

“I was scared of the minnows.” “You were scared of minnows?” “Yes. They are scary when you don’t know what they are.” On our last trip to the beach, I overheard the above conversation between my 11-year-old son and my 20-something-year-old daughter. What Minnows Have in Common with a Global Pandemic It occurred right as […]

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Black Lives Matter

Make A Way Media is a Black-owned business. Beyond that, we are headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky- the home of Breonna Taylor. For obvious reasons, my heart has been heavy. 2020 has been one heck of a year. I think of the families who have lost loved ones to senseless prejudice and to police brutality. I […]

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Books Change Lives | A Diverse Booklist for ages 0-18

Every week I visit the homes of clients in Louisville and am deeply saddened by the lack of children’s books present. And for those that do have books, rarely do they have books with powerful messages and characters who look like them. This is not a unique situation no matter what city or state you […]

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