Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Gifts of Imperfection 3 comments
BOOK DESCRIPTION Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be.  We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we’d no longer feel inadequate.  So most of […]

Book Review: The Gifts of Imperfection by Dr. Brene ...

Tips for Library Patrons Don’t just follow your library, talk to them If a librarian does something well, tweet about it Offer suggestions for material Tweet about activities that you and your family enjoy Following your library shows that you support your library.  Talk to your librarians on Twitter, engage […]

1 October is Follow a Library Day on Twitter

Welcome Mat 1 comment
I had to create a whole new category called “WTH? Files” for this post.  I tried to squeeze it in to one of the other categories, but this story is so flippin’  bizarre that I couldn’t even fake it.  Seriously, this deserves a “WTbleep” but this is a family blog…. […]

The UN Considers Appointing an Alien Ambassador

ALA Banned Books Week Poster 2010 2 comments
Two days ago marked the beginning of Banned Books Week which is, according to the American Library Association, “an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment.”  BBW is held during the last week of September and highlights the importance of free and open […]

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

Inner Mean Girl Badge 2 comments
Weekly Wrap~Up:  Permission to Live Obligation Free Last week’s IMG Cleanse assignment was to give ourselves permission to live obligation free and not take on more responsibility than we can handle.  I didn’t do so well with this challenge but it’s not because I didn’t want to, it’s because I […]

Inner Mean Girl Cleanse: Ditch Your Inner Perfectionist and ...