Tag: reading

Things My Mother Taught Me

mother's day, mother, reading, female empowerment

My mother taught me many things I never realized until I was in my mid-forties. She taught me in a silent, unspoken way with her own choices and her own example. It wasn’t until after a conversation with my husband last year that I realized what my mother had truly accomplished by completing a Bachelor’s […]

My Introductory Volunteer Session

I went for my first volunteer session this morning. I haven’t actually started yet, but I had to go for a mini training session, where I was shown around the classroom, and introduced to their reading lessons. I am volunteering for a non-profit reading organization, so I will be working with individual students who need […]

Volunteering to Read with Children

I decided to start volunteering. I will be working with an elementary school student once a week, helping him/her practice their reading skills. I think it is a valuable way to spend my time, particularly since I am not working full time. Reading, and also writing are two of the most valuable skills we have. […]