Leave a Comment Now to Donate a Book to a Child in Need (Really!)

BlogHer and BookRenter, a company that rents textbooks to college students, have joined forces because we know that books makes a difference. Help us meet our goal of 1,000 books donated -- we're not there yet! ...more

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Glee-ful About Special Needs on TV

I have new faith in pop culture as a vector of enlightenment now that the TV show Glee has given us Wheels, a thoroughly contemporary After School Special about people with disabilities....more

The author of this post has worked wonders in the area of breaking me of the bad habit of ... more

The Most Wonderful Day of the Year

Ever since I became Leo's mom and Leo became Leo, there is one special day I look forward to, every year. It's not Christmas, as the winter holiday season trumps even summer on my family's trepidation scale. And it's not the first day of school, despite how gleefully I usher my children into their teachers' care.No, it's the day of Leo's annual birthday party. Because on that day, every year, my son gets to be his own exuberant self, unreservedly....more

Well, Leo's Mother, we all know how good you are with the homemade party favors. Is it weird ... more