Categories

Archive

Review: The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality

0

For this anthology, Avital wanted to create a space where women could debunk the myth of the “good mother.” You know the one: every aspect of her life is perfect, and she does it all while raising perfect kids. She never has a meltdown, or goes a few days without showering, and her kids will probably grow up to be geniuses.

Well, guess what? That mom actually doesn’t exist. Read more ›

An Open Letter to Students Who Think They Are the Stars of Their Own Bildungsromans

0

To the aforementioned students: You are, at this very moment, coming of age. It makes sense, then, why you would identify so much with the Holden Caulfields and Stephen Dedaluses of our literature class. You are mostly males between the Read more ›

Categories

Would You Want Your Teen Daughter Reading This?

3

“Oh we’re just happy if they’re reading.” It’s a phrase I hear often as a teacher. We give students books that have interesting covers, aren’t very long, and that grab young readers within the first chapter. If reluctant readers don’t Read more ›

Review: Bitter is the New Black : Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office

0

Bitter is the New Black : Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office by Jen Lancaster My rating: 3 of 5 stars I checked out Jen Lancaster’s Read more ›

Categories