Showing posts from August, 2016

A Twist From Africa

(Pretty Salma, Adaption of Red Riding Hood)

People have been adapting fairy tales for along time!  I have seen adaptions of Cinderella from Asia to Europe. Everywhere in the world young girls should be able to imagine themselves in a Fairy Tale. I chose to do fairy tales because a lot of people don't know that these books are out there and why they were written.  I decided to do some research on adaptations from places in Africa! Some of these stories have been pass down from generation to generation. I would love to learn about more fairy tales like these from  Africa.  Please checkout some of my favorites!

The Importance of Seeing Myself

Photo Credit: Key Williams  "When our identity comes from the self, then we keep our energy to ourselves.  We feel energetic, we feel powerful, and we experience youthful vigor"~Deepak Chopra
As the summer comes to an end, I took a little break from my blog life.   My mind, my spirit, and my sanity were in need of rest.  I had a whole blog typed up and ready to publish, but I erased it because so much chaos was happening in the same week. I could not bring myself to write, until now.  When I started this blog, I truly did not have an aim or a goal. I just wanted to educate others in some type of way. Then, I realized that diversity in the school systems, in homes, and in a lot of areas in the world were lacking. I wanted to help with that so I created Miss T's Book Room.
Growing up I had books, I was surrounded by them daily.  The Baby-Sitters Club, The Golden Books, Dr. Seuss, and Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle......just to name a few.  However, only a couple of books unintentional…