Wonderful Literary Quotes About Wonderful Mothers

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Let’s celebrate the wonderful women in our lives through these beautifully written book quotes about mothers:

“As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.”

―Kristin Hannah, Summer Island

“Dan clung to her in speechless gratitude, feeling the blessedness of mother love, — that divine gift which comforts, purifies, and strengthens all who seek it.”

―Louisa May Alcott, Jo’s Boys

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Poem of the Week 2018

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Welcome to April! April doesn’t just bring showers for those May flowers, but this month is also the celebration of National Poetry Month, a month long even that increases the awareness and importance of poetry in our lives.

So in honor of this great month, I am restarting “Poem of the Week”. Every beginning of the week for the month of April, I’ll publish poems from popular poets. I did that last year and a lot of you (including myself) appear to enjoy it. So let us start the month off right with some great poetry!

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Must Read Books That Represent Mental Illness

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There needs to be an open discussion about mental health. And what better way to stand up to the stigma than to read fiction books that portray the topic perfectly. Readers appreciate to have characters that we can connect with and see as real people. So for Mental Awareness Month, here is a list of books that portray mental illness more realistically:

All the Bright Places – Jennifer Niven

Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell

Everything Everything – Nicola Yoon

The Awakening – Kate Chopin

The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

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