Happy Friday! Here are some of my recent favorite finds. Hope you enjoy them!
For anyone who is a spelling bee wannabe . . .
In honor of the Scripps National Spelling Bee last week, here’s a look at the most commonly misspelled words by state. I’m found Wisconsin’s error of choice particularly amusing. America’s Most Misspelled Words
For anyone who wants to read the classics but doesn’t have time . . .
If Oliver Twist has been on your to-read list for some time now, never fear: now you can get the ultra Cliffs Notes version in the form of an entertaining limerick. Classic Literature Limericks
For anyone who wants to do things “by the book” . . .
As I prepare for motherhood, I admit that I’ve been reading all sorts of books in an attempt to figure out the best strategies. But sometimes I need to step back and remember that there’s going to be an element of mystery and surprise in every big life change. This hysterical article compiles all the contradictory baby sleep advice in one place. I Read All the Baby Sleep Advice Books
For my fellow word lovers our there . . .
You might be surprised to discover that the most complicated word in the English language is only three letters long. The Most Complicated Word in English
For anyone in need of a dose of hope . . .
Professor Bruininks has studied hope for years, and her findings are at once fascinating and encouraging. “Fear and hope do not appear to be two sides of a coin but rather can occur together.” Why Even Pessimists Can Embrace Hope