Education

Science of Reading: Recommended Books

For more than a year now I’ve been conducting a self-directed research project on the Science of Reading, and I’ve started to share what I’ve learned in Science of Reading Saturdays posts on Instagram. Many people have asked for book suggestions, so if you’re interested in learning more, below you can find a list of […] Read more…

Top 10 Quotes from The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence by Jessica Lahey

I absolutely loved Jessica Lahey’s first book The Gift of Failure  (I consider it a must-read for parents, and even had her on the podcast to talk about it) so I was really excited to dive into her latest, The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence. Thankfully, it did not disappoint! […] Read more…

My Breast Cancer Story Part 12: Cancer Controversies – Battle Terminology, Pinkwashing & Benefits of Screening

Since being diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2020, I’ve don a ton of reading and come across some interesting cancer controversies that I didn’t know much about before: battle terminology, pinkwashing and whether or not early detection saves lives. Since I’m no expert I’ll just share the broad strokes of each, along with my […] Read more…

Virtual Learning Tips for Parents: Dos and Don’ts from the Front Lines (The Morning Show)

I was back on The Morning Show with hosts Carolyn MacKenzie and Jeff McArthur today sharing virtual learning tips from teachers on the front lines! I talked to virtual teachers from kindergarten right through high school and pulled their tips together for some common dos and don’ts!   While you may not have chosen the […] Read more…

Ep 54: Erin Flynn of Cladwell

This week I’m chatting with Cladwell cofounder and CEO Erin Flynn – I have the Cladwell personal styling app and use it all the time! We discuss purging closets (she took hers from 450 items to 75!), shopping intentionally (and how “planned obsolescence” and “perceived obsolescence” keep us shopping), the impact of COVID-19 on business, […] Read more…

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