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Every Little Step She Takes

November 19th, 2010

Every Little Step She Takes Author: Carolyn Steele Agosta http://www.carolynagosta.com Reviewed by Anne Holmes for the NABBW Warning: This is a “can’t put down” story, so don’t start reading it unless you have time in your schedule to finish it quickly. Every Little Step She Takes is the story of Amanda Long, an 18-year-old ballet student, whose family has been torn apart by their inability to handle the sudden and unexpected death of her brother. Her parents can’t seem to talk about it – and she’s feeling quite alienated, living away from home for the first time. In short, she... Read More

Parents on College Campuses, Hugging GOODBYE

September 22nd, 2010

If you are a parent whose child is heading to college for the first time, or returning, hopefully you bought yourself a bandanna. Why, you ask? It lasts longer than Kleenex and is easier to find in your Mary Poppins bag filled with directions, camera, money, power bar, credit card, keys, and ID. I carried a blue one then. Now I am in the habit and carry a red one. People ask me,”What is that for?’ or they say, “Are you kidding me, you carry that in your purse everyday instead of tissues.” What can I say, I choose what I like. I for sure did not choose, sobbing once I got in the airplane... Read More