School Rewards

  In the Victorian period boys were more important than girls, were taught different lessons, and so achieved more. Or did they? Before camera phones, Instagram, and Snapchat, having your photograph taken was a big deal. You would have visited a professional...

The First Day of School

Many of us have a memory of a first day of school. Whether donning a backpack filled with crayons and glue for preschool, hopping on the bus for the first time as a kindergarten student, or entering the intimidating halls of high school as a 9th grader, the first day...

Memories of Girlhood: Moving to Scotland

When I was six years old I boarded a flight destined for Edinburgh, Scotland. My family (all of whom are American) and I were moving there from New Jersey, where I was born. I went to school in the capital city, Edinburgh, but my family lived in a beautiful big old...

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