Tag Archives: development

‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special

It focuses on Big Bird’s loss — his nest is ruined, and after it’s been repaired, he returns home only to find that the nest still isn’t safe for habitation. Kudos to PBS! ‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special | … Continue reading

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Announcement: HBO’s ‘The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia’

I’m still on an HBO Documentary stint, so forgive me. October was Dyslexia Awareness Month and I wanted to pass this info along here. HBO premiered a documentary entitled ‘The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia” on Monday and it will be … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts

In continuing to celebrate crossing 10,000 views, I’ve compiled the 10 most popular blog posts, based on number of views, over the past two years. Here they are! The Effects of Miscarriage The Influence of a Superhero Approaching Puberty: Boys … Continue reading

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Why Are Teens So Moody?

Yesterday I had a profound conversation online with my 14 year old cousin. She’s such a smart girl. She answered the question in the title with one simple phrase. Here’s how the chat went*: Traci: How’ve you been? 14yo: Good, … Continue reading

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