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Picking Toys: Gender Specific vs. Gender Neutral; Just Play!

Every Tuesday, at 3 pm, I collect my two –year- old grandson  from nursery school and we play until his dinnertime, about two hours later. One of our favorite outdoor activities is walking around the neighborhood looking for trucks. We … Continue reading

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Spy Sira Sews Secrets in “The Time In Between”

“A typewriter shattered my destiny.” So begins Maria Duenas’ The Time in Between, a 600-page saga chronicling the metamorphosis of a poor Madrid seamstress into stealth, stylish World War II spy. Sira Quiroga’s life changes quickly when her government clerk … Continue reading

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