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PSA: Stay Safe

This is a PSA, specifically for all of you in NYC, but it’s relevant for everyone, especially those not yet fully vaccinated against Covid. I’m using this platform today to issue a warning that I wish our leaders were issuing loudly and clearly: If you live in NYC and are not yet vaccinated, these next… Read more

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