Poetry and Sidewalks

It’s National Poetry Month! I find myself writing a little bit here and there – nothing really serious. Booked for Review, a subset of my company, IN THE LOOP Program of Success, is hosting a Haiku Challenge. For the entire month of April, each day will feature a Haiku poem. Check it out! Here’s my […]

BOOKED held me Hostage

I was a hostage – Now I’m FREE! That time my audio book held me hostage…I remember it like it was yesterday. I was reading (and by reading I mean listening) to BOOKED by Kwame Alexander. My school wants everyone reading books specifically books that we think our students might like. So, I have been […]

Body Confidence

From Taylor Swift, Gabourey Sidibe, Beyonce, Kelly Clarkston, Raven Goodwin, Willow Smith, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, and everyone in between – our bodies are different. That difference is what makes us beautiful, confident and unique. Do you have body confidence? What is body confidence? Body confidence is being comfortable with the body you have NOW, […]

Give Me Body

You know that song by Beyonce. Or maybe you are more familiar with Try by Colbie Caillat, Girl Can’t Be Herself by Alicia Keys, or Unpretty by TLC. Either way, there are a host of songs that talk about how confidence and value is associated with how you look, more specifically your body type. The […]

#31DaysofBooks

It’s official. Summer is here! We are well into the time where vacations rule, no school, and sleeping in is the new norm. What else is there to do? READ! Yes, it’s time to get your read on during some of the extra down time you have over the next month or so. IN THE […]