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White Teeth by Zadie Smith, an incredible story! I actually sat beside her in a computer lab during my grad school days. She was a fellow at the University.


Salem? In a Beacon schoolgirl uniform? I think my brain just fried...

from VeePeeJay

Oil Pulling For Oral Health

Swish oil in mouth for 15-20 minutes a day on an empty stomach. In the beginning, aim for 1-5 minutes (this is especially important for people who smoke as they may have strong detox reactions). Spit into the garbage, brush your teeth and you are done! Coconut oil is cooling and may best be used in the spring/summer while sesame is warmer and may be best in the fall/winter. Remember to tweak all recommendations to fit your #doshas and imbalances! #Pitta #Vata #kapha #dinacharya…

from TOTS Family DIY, Recipes, Autism, Kids

Color My World Series #4 ~Green. Introducing the Color Green into Daily Activities

Green is my MOST favorite color !! I think of new beginnings, amazing holidays (Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter), green grass, and pure happiness when I think of green. This month, we’ll be taking a look at the color green. There are so many awesome things we can do to teach our kids about the color green. There are some delicious fruits and vegetables that are green. Asparagus and grapes are two of my favorites.  Choose your child’s favorites and have a picnic! Let your child choose…


Slytherin: There are so many ways to be brave in this world. Sometimes bravery involves laying down your life for something bigger than yourself, or for someone else. Sometimes it involves giving up everything you have ever known, or everyone you have ever loved, for the sake of something greater. But sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes it is nothing more than gritting your teeth through pain, and the work every day, the slow walk to a better life