The Bard’s Birthday

Today is the day that is typically celebrated as Shakespeare’s birthday. He would be 450 today.  To commemorate the day, and although Sonnet 21 isn’t one of his most popular, it has always been one of my favorites. In it, Shakespeare vows his love is true and the words he writes about his love will be […]

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What’s the problem with pink and princess? The marketing, not the moms.

Originally posted on Dr. Rebecca Hains:
This week, New York and Slate published pieces asking why so many moms have a problem with pink and with princesses. “What’s the problem with pink, anyway?” griped Yael Kohen in New York. Then, building upon Kohen’s piece, Slate senior editor Allison Benedikt demanded: “What is it with you moms of girls? I have never…

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We’re All Mad Here

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Bridal Shower has been accomplished (insert trumpet fanfare here!).  This was so much fun to plan that I’m going to have to do another one, because this much fun cannot be contained to one party.  To gather up grains of inspiration, I hit the original Lewis Carroll books, dredged my […]

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