"Do you know how many books with boys in them I read?" she said. "You should read girl books, too. Not reading them just because they're about girls is sexist." I'm pretty certain that what my 9-year old told her classmate was more than most adults can muster.

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"Do you know how many books with boys in them I read?" she said. "You should read girl books, too. Not reading them just because they're about girls is sexist." I'm pretty certain that what my 9-year old told her classmate was more than most adults can muster.

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness & understanding you can muster, & do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again. - Og Mandino

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness & understanding you can muster, & do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again. - Og Mandino

Part of the resistance derives from our difficulty in imagining the passage of the millennia, much less the aeons. What does seventy million years mean to beings who live only one-millionth as long? We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever. -Carl Sagan, Cosmos

Butterfly Mittens pattern by Emily Bujold

Part of the resistance derives from our difficulty in imagining the passage of the millennia, much less the aeons. What does seventy million years mean to beings who live only one-millionth as long? We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever. -Carl Sagan, Cosmos

"Adoption is not for the faint of heart." We love Mariska Hargitay's fierce call to bravery. What about your family's adoption story has required you to step into bravery?

"Adoption is not for the faint of heart." We love Mariska Hargitay's fierce call to bravery. What about your family's adoption story has required you to step into bravery?

TECHknitting: Picking up stitches part 2: picking up along a bound-off edge

TECHknitting: Picking up stitches part 2: picking up along a bound-off edge

What does it mean to play #likeagirl? It means playing with as much strength and power you can muster. Love this awesome capture by @stacymaephotography

What does it mean to play #likeagirl? It means playing with as much strength and power you can muster. Love this awesome capture by @stacymaephotography

What does it really mean when they say home is where the heart is? For me it's all about the little things; the rose that my daughter gave me from the garden..

I Love Our Home Shelf - DIY

What does it really mean when they say home is where the heart is? For me it's all about the little things; the rose that my daughter gave me from the garden..

Burger King brilliantly mocks McDonald's for Halloween     - CNET  Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech thats taken over our lives.  Enlarge Image  Art of the highest order.                                              Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET                                           This may be the most stressful Halloween in history.   Whether youre choosing a superhero or alien-like costume youll first have to consider whether the bastions of…

Burger King brilliantly mocks McDonald's for Halloween - CNET Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech thats taken over our lives. Enlarge Image Art of the highest order. Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET This may be the most stressful Halloween in history. Whether youre choosing a superhero or alien-like costume youll first have to consider whether the bastions of…

#Repost @nishaasolankii with @repostapp  She has the strength to love without reason. She has the courage to give without wanting back. She feels with all of her shattered heart. She smiles with her soul.  She shrinks when her spirit is humiliated. She forgives like that's what she is best at.  She cries when helplessness strikes. She is threatened by the games played.  She is fearless when she fights with reason. She believes in fairy tales.  She wants respect more than love.  She wants…

#Repost @nishaasolankii with @repostapp She has the strength to love without reason. She has the courage to give without wanting back. She feels with all of her shattered heart. She smiles with her soul. She shrinks when her spirit is humiliated. She forgives like that's what she is best at. She cries when helplessness strikes. She is threatened by the games played. She is fearless when she fights with reason. She believes in fairy tales. She wants respect more than love. She wants…

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