Childhood (In)dependence: “Tall Enough” to go by Herself

You wouldn’t know it by looking at her, but my daughter is “five and three quarters” years old, as she’ll tell you. However, she is tall. As in, she wears clothes made for eight year olds. As she whispered to me when someone asked her age recently, “Even my underwear says it’s for kids who […]

Author Interview: Asia Citro of Zoey & Sassafras

Once again, I love how life works sometimes. One of our favorite children’s book authors, Asia Citro, just happens to live close to me and posted about her upcoming book festival in one of my Seattle-area Facebook groups. Surprised that she was local, I messaged her and asked for an interview. Although her schedule precluded […]