Mothers Talk Less to Young Daughters About Math... →
Reasearchers* have discovered: Even [when their children are] as young as 22 months, American parents draw boys’ attention to numerical concepts far more often than girls’. Indeed, parents speak to boys about number concepts twice as often as they do girls. For cardinal-numbers speech, in which a number is attached to an obvious noun reference — “Here are five raisins” or “Look at those two...
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Portraits from a Mountain
Mom & Dad & Danielle & David & Simon & Em & our Baby Hazel The cast of characters from our trip to the mountains. It was wonderful… the most wonderful week I can remember. photo credits: mama…except the one of her - I snapped that.
Perfect. Elizabeth & James @ Netaporter [via: hautelikecouture:champagnetoasts]
But if there’s anything I learned from my English classes—from Charlotte Bronte...– Ivy Grimes (via thebronzemedal: mar-see-ah)
in a nutshell...
Monday: HOME SICK. First time using a professional sick day, ever. Not fun- spent my day on the bathroom floor. Tuesday: Also know as the LAMEST VALENTINES DAY of all times (my fault)…I was at the office until 10pm. Wednesday: BIG CLIENT PRESENTATION! A one-day trip to visit their offices. Our hard work paid off…it was a fantastic meeting. Thursday: Realization that in...
Cold Weather Running Tips (or why arm-warmers are... →
A post from the archives for the folks who left this questions in my ask-me queue….hope this helps.
The bad news is time flies. The good news…you’re the pilot.– unknown
a friday night spent dozing on the couch the best 1 am email a food enthusiast could hope for followed by a racing heart that then made it tricky to fall back asleep then a 4 am knock on my door (faint at first, then the rapping with the knocker began. i cracked it open to take a bleary eyed peek…only to find a lost, drunk boy clearly in the wrong place) saturday morning donuts - birthday...
Things to Worry About →
In 1933, F. Scott Fitzgerald ended a letter to his 11-year-old daughter, Scottie, with the following: Things to worry about: Worry about courage Worry about cleanliness Worry about efficiency Worry about horsemanship Things not to worry about: Don’t worry about popular opinion Don’t worry about dolls Don’t worry about the past Don’t worry about the future Don’t worry about growing up Don’t...
Je Veux // Zaz tres bien
prettythingsandchocolatemilk asked: Hey Em, I just wanted to tell you I think you're great. Happy Thursday!