Here’s the truth: friendships between women are often the deepest and most...– Every single day I’m grateful for the wonderful, amazing women in my life. Transformation And Transcendence: The Power Of Female Friendship - The Rumpus.net (via feministjillian) This.
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.– Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (via bookmania)
How To Get Kids To Read? Give Them Banned Books.... →
emilyheroy: Anything to get kids to read. I say, “Yes!” I’ve been doing this for years.
Me: (blowing my nose constantly) I think I’m blowing out brain matter at this point. I don’t know where all this is coming from. Tim: So keep blowing. Maybe you’ll get stupider and be a lot happier. Me: Stupider? Tim: Hey. I’m happy. Point proven.
A great teacher can offer an escape from poverty to the child who dreams beyond...– President Obama, SOTU (via girlwithalessonplan)
Teachers matter. So instead of bashing them, or defending the status quo, let’s...– Obama (via kateoplis)
Sooo…. what is Pinterest, and how is it different from Tumblr? And do I even have time for this?
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Social Media Internship at a Global Feminist... →
emilyheroy: Work with me and tell your friends!
Who Needs Feminism? Everyone →
genderacrossborders: The only way to ensure that women enjoy the freedoms and privileges they want for themselves is to have them be the ones that propel it, and that is precisely what feminism is, label or not. -Nadia Smiecinska
We found that differences between marriage and cohabitation tend to be small and...– Does Marriage Really Make People Happier? Study Finds Few Well-Being Advantages to Marriage Over Cohabitation Interesting, and not surprising at all, actually. (via feministjillian)
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GAB Book Club: Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan... →
genderacrossborders: The book is a new way to teach the lessons of genocide. Through the use of graphic art, the book is a good method for reaching youth, who otherwise may not read about genocide or current state of the Sudan. -Maria MacMullin (if you liked the interview with the authors of Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan, check out the discussion questions for the book club here)
I think for me Twitter is the equivalent of working in an office and having...– Susan Orlean on her constant Twittering. [This is what I use Tumblr for.] (via nprfreshair) This is what I use both Twitter and Tumblr for. (via me3dia)
Reader, I have cleared this space for you, for you, for you.– Olena Kalytiak Davis, from “sweet reader, flanneled and tulled” (via the-final-sentence) I met her! She is totally awesome. :)