CLiF Spotlight: A Journal of Thanks

Posted by on November 20, 2013.

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With Thanksgiving upon us, this is the perfect time of year to start gratitude journals. Shown to improve attitude and well-being, gratitude journals are a great way to help your child practice writing and focus on life’s simple joys. What’s more, they can be tailored for all ages and abilities, and working on journals makes a great family activity.

A Novel Idea

Posted by on November 1, 2013.

I have a theory that everyone who loves reading also has their own book kicking around in their imagination.

It’s simple: reading other people’s stories empowers us to tell our own. I would bet every one of us — faced with an incredible real-life situation, waking up from a dream, looking up an interesting fact — has thought, This would make a great story.