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Dear Wendy

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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

Jackson and me, Mother’s Day, 2012. This weekend is Mother’s Day, and while for me it’s a happy day I enjoy, I keep in my thoughts all the women for whom this day can be challenging to get through. I’m also thinking about the brand new moms out there — the ones who will be… Read More

After this morning’s column, how about something a little more cheerful and heartwarming, huh? Today I received emails from two of the teachers who participated in our annual holiday book drive late last month. This week they passed along the books to their students, and I thought you’d enjoy reading what the teachers had to… Read More