Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy


In an effort to address racial inequality and promote opportunity for Black folks, my ad network, Adthrive, is matching donations by its publishers/bloggers, dollar for dollar, to four organizations that are fighting for racial justice, opportunity, and reconciliation. I’ve chosen to donate to Black Voters Matter Fund, a Black-led organization dedicated to increasing voter registration… Read more

Today is this site’s eighth birthday! If she were a human, she’d be in second grade, would probably be reading chapter books, and would be mastering the art of negotiation (“If I finish all my homework, can I have 15 minutes of screen time before bed?”). But she is not a human; she is a… Read more

Yesterday morning we kicked off our seventh annual DW holiday book drive — our most ambitious one yet with over 370 books requested, plus additional classroom supplies and products. With over 320 books + supplies purchased (over $3300 worth!), we’re closing in on our goal of fulfilling all of the teachers’ registries but need your… Read more

UPDATE #3: As of 6:45 am on Wednesday, 318 books (over $3000 worth!) have been purchased from the teachers’ registries! There are still plenty of books left to be purchased though – over 50 – so if you haven’t had a chance to participate yet or if you were waiting to see what registries needed… Read more

Image by Pablo Rochat for The New York Times These are hard times we’re in right now. Many of us feel anxious, even angry, depressed, and scared. We could all use a little more love. You know one easy and pretty fast way to spread love and make yourself and someone else feel better? Send… Read more