Celebrate: Blogging #celebratelu

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration at her blog. I appreciate this invitation to reflect on the positives of my week. It’s fitting that my 400th blog post comes on a Celebration Saturday. 400 isn’t really a traditional number to celebrate, like 100 or 500, but it’s a nice big round number, and there is…

Top Ten Blogging Confessions

  Top Ten Tuesday is a feature hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s topic? Blogging confessions. 1. I don’t track stats. I have no idea how many followers I have, how many page views, how many anything. I do know which of my posts has the most views of all time, but that’s…

5 Things I Loved About Last Week #celebratelu 5/17/14

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration on her blog. I appreciate this invitation to reflect on the positives of my week. 1. Even though the soccer season means some incredibly long drives to get to games, I am sorry it’s over. I love watching my son play, and we have seen a real transformation in…

Top Ten Reasons I Love Blogging

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week, they ask for our top ten reasons to love reading and/or book blogging. My list focuses on book blogging. 1. Being part of a community of readers. This is my favorite part of blogging–the other readers, teachers, librarians I have…

How I Blog: Topics, Structure, and Time

Students in my Adolescent Literature class are blogging on their own WordPress sites as a course requirement. Most of these students are new to blogging. I love to have students teach students whenever I can, so on Wednesday, my blogging rock star, Kelsey, gave us a tour of her blog, taught us how to do…