Boat of Dreams – A Picture Book With No Words

Boat of Dreams – A Picture Book With No Words

Boat of Dreams How does a fastidious old man with bowler, umbrella, suspenders, and a Salvador Dali mustache come to live on a deserted island? How does a boy come to live alone in an apparently deserted city? Are they separated by distance or by time? Does the man dream the boy? Does the boy(…)

Spider Veins in Younger Women How to Deal with them

Spider Veins in Younger Women How to Deal with them

Contrary to popular belief, spider veins and varicose veins are not problems exclusive to the elderly. As soon as you pass your 20s, there’s a possibility of developing spider veins and, sometimes, even teenagers may see a few of these appear. However, spider veins are not as unsightly or as problematic as varicose veins, fortunately,(…)

Books for Budding Environmentalists

Books for Budding Environmentalists

Here’s our roundup of books for budding environmentalists who celebrate our lovely planet and think about how we can protect it! Pedal Power – How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World Cycling rules the road in Amsterdam today, but that wasn’t always the case. In the 1970’s, Amsterdam was so crowded with(…)

What To Do When Faced With Depression

What To Do When Faced With Depression

It is estimated that as many as 19 million Americans suffer from depression and if you yourself don’t have direct experience of it yourself then you almost certainly know somebody who does. Depression can affect anyone at any age and there is still a lot of misunderstanding about the nature of the illness, as well(…)

There is No Such Thing as Hot Coffee & Other Teacher Truths

There is No Such Thing as Hot Coffee & Other Teacher Truths

Now that school is back in for most,  I am certain that teachers are coming home each and every night with some sort of story from their classroom or that of their colleague.  As you think of how much time your kids spend with teachers and what they must see, remember them during the holidays(…)

Call It The Intellectual League If You Must!

Call It The Intellectual League If You Must!

This fall, three of history’s brightest minds join together in Marx, Freud & Einstein – Heroes of the Mind. Through Anne Simon’s irreverent illustrative comics style and Corinne Maier’s witty, researched writing, readers can join the fight against capitalism with Karl Marx, meet the father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud, and discover the fundamentals of physics(…)