I thoroughly enjoyed the selection of poems this week. I have to say that I am surprised at how many of these poems I had to juggle between for my favorite. I was excited going into this week because I knew we would read Poe, who did not disappoint, but John Greenleaf Whittier, Henry Wadsworth […]Read more "In Full Glory"
This week I began my journey into American poetry. We studied Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley. I find both of these women to be admirable simply in the sense that they’ve figured this poetry thing out! I know that as a newbie to this kind of thing, my analysis will be pretty basic and not […]Read more "A Burning Home"
It happens to the best of us. That lazy Saturday morning with the family becoming a lazy afternoon that blends right into a lazy evening until, before you know it, another weekend has passed your family by and you barely left the house. What if this weekend, you took your children on an adventure and […]Read more "Treasure Hunting Pittsburgh: A Beginner’s Guide to Geocaching"
Connect Four, Monopoly and Trivial Pursuit. These are the games of our childhood and man were they boring! As parents, we’ve been entrusted with raising the next generation of geeks and they deserve better than passing Go for the hundredth time. Family game night doesn’t have to be a tedious exercise in frustration. So grab […]Read more "Of Button Shields and Battle Squeaks: A Review of Mice & Mystics"