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  • 'Piggie & Elephant' Go To Yale

    'Piggie & Elephant' Go To Yale
    My youngest son, Ben, has this wonderfully quirky taste in books which has led us to finding many funny reads.  A few years ago, he came home from a trip to the library with an "Elephant & Piggie" book and our love for Mo Willems began.  It's so great when authors and film makers give kids credit for having awesome senses of humor...and oftentimes, adults find this sort of smart content just as comical as the little ones.  Think: "The Muppets' and "Sesame Street".  Well, Willems work is similar.  It's just laugh-out-loud funny.  Also, his writing teaches kids that the same words can relay very different messages, depending on the delivery.
  • Childhood Vaccinations

    Childhood Vaccinations
    The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk? Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about...

    South Windsor Haiti School

    South Windsor Haiti School
    Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...

    Savage Love: Sluts and Such

    Savage Love: Sluts and Such
    Why am I such a slut? — Girl, Corrupted Are you a slut? Or are you a woman who loves sex, has a high libido, and has consensual sex with a lot of willing and grateful partners? Those are all traits for which culture wouldn't conspire to...

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...