February is African-American History Month, also known as Black History Month. I wanted to use the occasion to highlight several children’s books that feature African-American history throughout the eras of slavery and segregation. Each includes a child’s perspective on the experiences of slavery and/or racism. [Read more...]
Library Lion, written by Michelle Knudsen and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes.
I have been a fan of libraries for as long as I can remember. As a bibliophile, the joy of browsing shelf after shelf of stories – unknown or familiar – always brings me pleasure. [Read more...]
Months after suffering through a miscarriage, Backstreet Boy Nick Carter and his wife, Lauren Kitt, announced that they are pregnant again! He shared the happy news with a photo of their 3 year old son, Odin, kissing Lauren’s pregnant tummy, as the proud parents looked on with big smiles. [Read more...]
One week after welcoming their fourth child, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West have shared the name of their newborn son. Kardashian made the announcement by sharing a text message from Kanye on her Instagram; it had a photo of a tightly swaddled infant and a short poem. [Read more...]
Little People Big World’s Zach and Tori Roloff are expecting their second child! Tori Roloff shared the happy news on Instagram with a sweet photo of the proud parents standing behind their son Jackson, who wears a shirt with the text ‘Big Brother.’ Roloff wrote, “Zachary and I are so excited to announce that Jackson is going to be a big brother! [Read more...]
Stephen “tWitch” Boss gave Ellen DeGeneres one more reason to dance on Friday’s Mother’s Day special; he and wife Allison Holker are expecting their third child!
Allison made a surprise appearance on the episode to share the happy news. The former Dancing with the Stars pro beamed as she said, “Being that it is Mother’s Day, we thought this was the perfect opportunity to announce that we are having a baby!”
As the audience erupted in applause, tWitch took a little heat from DeGeneres for keeping the news a secret from her. [Read more...]
Actor Ben Feldman and his wife Michelle welcomed their second child, a daughter, earlier this month. The Superstore actor made the baby news Instagram official on May 8th when he shared a photo of Michelle with their 17 month old son, Charlie, pushing a cot with a tightly wrapped bundle inside it down the hallway of Cedar Sinai Medical Center Pediatrics Department. [Read more...]