Thursday Thoughts: Welcome to My World

Content Warning/Disclosure: This post is a continued exploration of my experiences as a public library professional with chronic illness and disability during a pandemic. This post will primarily explore ableism at work in my past and present; there will also be a reference to suicidal thoughts. I am not a mental health professional and this… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Welcome to My World

Thursday Thoughts: Room for Every Feeling

Content Warning/Disclosure: I am not a mental health professional. This blog post does not contain any expert or qualified advice; rather, it is an exploration of my feelings as a public library professional during a pandemic, and how I personally am starting to manage those feelings. There will be things like quotes from Mr. Rogers!… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Room for Every Feeling

Toddler Storytime Spotlight: Sounds All Around

I presented this plan to a toddler group the same morning I shared Night Sounds with our mixed-age family crowd. Like that plan, I love how everything in this storytime revolved around phonological awareness and gave me many messaging opportunities (in case if my planned message moment didn't work out). We started with sounds round… Continue reading Toddler Storytime Spotlight: Sounds All Around