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    The real life history behind the 1961 nuclear accident fictionalized in Andria Williams' The Longest Night.

    What Did Idaho Have to Do With the Cold War? | JSTOR Daily

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    Samuel Smiles' 1859 book, Self Help, offered a groundbreaking approach to self improvement.

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    A short story called 2025 for the website People Holding.

    “2025,” by Amy Shearn

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    #lovenotes from Brooklyn via mother, storyteller and author of “Mermaid in Brooklyn”, Amy Shearn.

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    Meet Dorothy Miller Richardson, a true literary revolutionary, critically praised a century ago for what Knausgaard is lauded for: portraying life's minutia. Never heard of her? Quelle surprise.

    It's Women Writers, Not Novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard, Who've "Struggled"

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    I have a little essay called "Work For It" in the December issue of Real Simple - check it out on newsstands!

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    Parenting Styles: Is Strict or Lenient Better? for Parent & Child Magazine

    Parenting Styles: Is Strict or Lenient Better?

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    What a Long-Lost Family Story Taught Me About Parenting, Writing And More. My literary fist-bump to mama-writers everywhere...

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    The Many Gifts of the City Garden | Elizabeth Street

    The Many Gifts of the City Garden | Elizabeth Street

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    5 Things I Really Want for Mother's Day | Elizabeth Street

    5 Things I Really Want for Mother's Day | Elizabeth Street

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    Don't Blame Women for The Lack of Danger in Children's Literature | Elizabeth Street

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    Even when we push ourselves to the limit, even when we sway for a moment on whatever precipice we find ourselves on—how our brains move us through our lives, whispering ‘Live! Live! Live!' — Amy Shearn

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    Beloved Chapter Books For Little Big Readers | Elizabeth Street

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    What To Do While Waiting For a Baby To Be Born | Elizabeth Street

    Search | Elizabeth Street

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    Letting My Kid Dress Herself (Even When That Means Princess Shoes) | Elizabeth Street

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    Sneaking in McMe-Time. Kids & Parenting | Elizabeth Street

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    Photos That Will Cosmically Brighten Your Day - Oprah.com - by Amy Shearn

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    What to Do When You're Feeling Defeated - oprah.com - by Amy Shearn If things are going catastrophically awry, you are allowed to wallow, of course you are—but for exactly four minutes. Here's what to start during minute five.

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    The 12 Must-Have Ingredients for A Good Day With Kids | Elizabeth Street - by Amy Shearn

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    12 Must-Have Ingredients for a Good Day With Kids - Elizabeth Street - by Amy Shearn

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    Do We Really Need Bras for Little Girls? - Redbook - by Amy Shearn

    "Do 5-Year-Old Girls Really Need Bras?"

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    Conversations All Women Should Stop Having - Oprah.com

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    Amy Shearn, MFA '05 -- The Mermaid of Brooklyn

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    "19 Reasons To Be Glad You're No Longer 22" by Amy Shearn for Oprah Magazine. Smooth skin and the ability to live without sleep aside, being 22 was not all it was cracked up to be. I loved #6: "Staying in on a Friday night (AND Saturday night) no longer means you have a sad social life and zero friends. It means you've successfully dodged everything you wanted to dodge and that you can do whatever you like, without worrying about how it will look on Instagram." Click the pic for more.

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