Be The Woman

This quote was sent to me this morning by a woman that I admire very much. I am so grateful and lucky to have a special clan of friends and family that help me with my crown when I need, and who honour me with that same privilege in return. #empoweredwomenempowerwomen #fixyourcrown #clan #family #friends … Continue reading Be The Woman

Saturday Night Reading – Malcolm X

Tonight I am finally picking up The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Originally published in 1964, less than one year before his assassination, this book is considered to be one of the Top Ten Most Important Nonfiction Books of the Twentieth Century. Long on my Want To Read list, tonight it is switching to my Currently … Continue reading Saturday Night Reading – Malcolm X

Let’s Stop Being Adults and Be Mermaids

Whyyyyyy do books always get to the good part when it’s time to do something else???? Does my family really need dinner? Do I actually need sleep?? I’m not convinced... #adulting #mermaids #letsbemermaids #aliasgrace #margaretatwood #canada #canadian #literature #lit #dinner #sleep #responsibility #book #bookstagram #books #read #reading #readers #blog #blogging #follow #followforfollow #follow4follow #kalidesautelsreads

Happy birthday, mommy

This silly photo shows the four of us on our first breakfast in NYC in March. Today is my mommy’s birthday. You know the mom that everyone wishes they had? That’s her. She is funny, smart, generous, kind, lovely and protective. She is the mom who will sing all the chorus lyrics to Sad Songs … Continue reading Happy birthday, mommy

Halfway Mark – Alias Grace

Just over halfway through @therealmargaretatwood’s gorgeous fictional telling of the Canadian true crime story - the 1843 murders of Thomas Kinnear and Nancy Montgomery. Flashing forward and back, featuring quotes from publishing’s at the time, Atwood weaves a true Victorian tapestry of Canada, and it’s prejudices. Reading in much the same way as Canadian books … Continue reading Halfway Mark – Alias Grace

I might be a weird mom…

I am the mom who goes to the grocery store in a TARDIS onesie; the one who doesn’t always brush her own hair, let alone ensure my kids are in matching socks; the one that tells her son that the reason he feels embarrassed to get a manicure is toxic masculinity, and sticks him in … Continue reading I might be a weird mom…

Reminiscing

2 weeks ago today, I discovered heaven on earth at #TheMorgan #manhattan #kalidesautelsreads #books #nyc #newyork #bookstagram via @RiplApp #travel #travelling #travelust #away #book #bookshelf #library #museum #blogger #blog #followforfollow #follow4follow #follow

Legendary Ladies by Ann Shen

We are big fans of @anndanger’s artwork in this house, and this little lady was happy to see Ann Shen’s new book Legendary Ladies arrive in the mail today! #annshen #legendaryladies #goddess #goddesses #myths #myth #daughter #learn #ladies #feminist #feminism #feministkids #momlife #mom #love #lovemykid #mykid #bookstagram #book #books #read #reads #readers #reader #raiseareader #teachemyoung … Continue reading Legendary Ladies by Ann Shen

Midweek

Midweek - my kid is sick. My computer wants to keep updating. My coffee pot overflowed. BUT - I am working in my Jammies. My house is quiet. And I’ve Rosie to keep me encouraged. How is your week going?? #work #wednesday #coffee #rosie #rosietheriveter #mug #muglove #inspire #inspo #wecandoit #butfirstcoffee #jammies #pjday #blogger #blog … Continue reading Midweek

95 Followers to go until our 1st giveaway!!!!!

Less than 100 followers to go before our first Bookish giveaway!!! Simply follow @kalidesautelsreads, like one of the giveaway posts and tag a friend!! Ready to win??? #giveaway #1000 #follow #followers #kalidesautelsreads via @RiplApp #followforfollow #follow4follow #bookstagram #books #bookstagrammer #read #reading #blog #blogger #win #winner #tag #tagsomeone #bookish #booknerd