Richard Scarry has created more than 300 children books in his career, dating back to 1949. He’s been quietly re-writing many of them, to adjust to society’s growing understanding and acceptance of gender roles and cultural relations. In fact, the changes have been there since 1991 and no one has taken much notice. It was Alan Taylor, a senior photo editor at The Atlantic, who noticed the changes in his child’s version of Best Word Book Ever and posted them … Keep Reading!!!
One of my favorite movies of all time is Gone with the Wind (the book is even better).
Clark Gable was dreamy enough on his own, but him playing Rhett Butler? *swoon*…
So, I tend to avoid using that comparison.
But I digress…
The movie happened to by on TV tonight and I turned it on during a scene where … Keep Reading!!!
He jumped into working with the Awassa Children’s Project, an orphanage dedicated to improving the community and lives of HIV/AIDs orphans of Awassa, Ethiopia.
He was also with me when I met Samuel’s birth family. Samuel’s first mother and his siblings welcomed us into our home, where Jay sat respectfully and gave each child … Keep Reading!!!