Thursday, September 29, 2022

Ten Profound Quotes from "Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow" by Gabrielle Zevin

"But people - the ordinary, the decent and basically honest - couldn't get through the day without one indispensable bit of programming that allowed you to say one thing and mean, feel, even do, another." - Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

There is nothing better to me as a reader than a book that leaves me with little nuggets of wisdom that I want to share, tattoo on my body, and scribble in a notebook. "Tomorrow, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow" by Gabrielle Zevin is packed with insightful quotes and today I'm sharing my top ten from the book. Keep reading to check them out.

Monday, September 19, 2022

13 Book Club Discussion Starting Questions for "Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow" ( w/ Answers)

Discussion Starters : 13 Book Club Discussion Questions for "Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow" ( w/ Answers)

Did your book club choose "Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow" by Gabrielle Kevin to read this month? Then congratulations on the excellent book choice! "Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow" has a ton of potential as a book club pick! This book covers so many emotional and important issues and there are definitely plenty of easy discussion-starting moments in the novel. Haven't read the book yet and need to catch up quickly? Think of this post as your "Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow" SparkNotes - I promise, you'll catch up quickly! Keep reading this post for some "Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow" book club discussion starters as well as how I would answer to help get the conversation started!

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Why ( & How) To Get Outside with Kids - Five Things I Learned from "Outdoor Kids in an Inside World" by Steven Rinella

Cover of "Outdoor Kids in an Inside World" by Steven Rinella

I'm not outdoorsy by nature. For a large chunk of my life I really leaned into the "indoors" aesthetic, and then - then I had kids. Sure, there are a lot of easy excuses and a million ways for me to reason my way out of being outside - I'm allergic to everything definitely being at the top of the list! But over the last seven years of parenting,  I have also been surprised by my strong desire for my kids to be outdoors as often as possible. I love seeing them outside and I can clearly see the value in their time spent there. But in a world that feels set to keep you and your kids engaged inside, how do you overcome this conflict?

In an effort to motivate myself, I recently picked up "Outdoor Kids in an Inside World" by Steven Rinella and I learned a lot. Not only was I inspired by Steven Rinella's attitude and the situations he described in the book, but he also sprinkled lots of nuggets of wisdom that I want to share with you. Keep reading for my top five takeaways after reading “Outdoor Kids in an Inside World”

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Review : We Are The Light by Matthew Quick - Book Review and Discussion

Trying to decide what to read next? What did I think of Matthew Quick's newest novel? Keep reading to check out my review of "We Are The Light" by Matthew Quick.