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!!!
Hello everyone! I just joined the Staff here at I Am Not The Babysitter, and other than the Starbucks post last week, most of you don’t know me. Therefore I should introduce myself! I think the best way to do so, is just to copy/paste my bio from the Staff page. Cause I’m lazy. So here goes… I’m Ginger.
Ginger is our resident non-crunchy member of Staff. She uses conventional products and she and her family eat non-organic food. Ginger … Keep Reading!!!
Many of you have probably seen the new article ‘How to Make Breakfast with your Vagina‘ being shared across social media like crazy. Well, the author casually mentions cum cookbooks as a side note to her story. Curiosity got the better of me, and I soon found myself taking to Google to find out if one actually exists. It does.
Paul “Fotie” Photenhauer has released not one, but two semen cookbooks.
LeVar Burton was recently at Rooster Teeth charity event for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, and read (much to the delight of audience members) the now infamous bestseller book Go The F*** To Sleep.… Keep Reading!!!
Boston-based software developer Spritz has created a program that will allow even a slow reader to complete a novels in just a couple of hours!
I was skeptical when I first heard about the development of the program. I’ve seen other rapid word programs that claim to significantly increase reading speed, but ultimately have never caught on.
The company also … Keep Reading!!!
“In 1572, Montaigne retired to his estates in order to devote himself to leisure, reading and reflection. There he wrote his constantly expanding ‘essays’, inspired by the ideas he found in books from his library and his own experience. He discusses subjects as diverse as war-horses and cannibals, poetry and politics, sex and religion, love and friendship, ecstasy and experience. Above all, Montaigne studied himself to find his own inner nature and that … Keep Reading!!!
Our first book club book discussion is underway!
We are on to our second book!
We have chosen Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah
Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare privileges during a time of political and … Keep Reading!!!
Our first book club selection:
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, by Heidi W. Durrow
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Rachel, the daughter of a danish mother and a black G.I., becomes the sole survivor of a family tragedy after a fateful morning on their Chicago rooftop.
Forced to move to a new city, with her strict African American grandmother as her guardian, Rachel is thrust for the first time into a mostly black community, where her light brown skin, blue eyes, and
If you are looking for a great resource for parenting, I definitely would suggest The Other Baby Book, by Megan McGrory Massaro and Miriam A. Katz
It is a very good compliment for anyone interested in attachment parenting and raising their baby naturally.
It’s also useful for people that may not have thought of an alternative way to raise their baby, because the authors are never pushy.
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Chapter 1: Touches on birth, and is quite