Personal Development, Teen (YA) Topics

The biggest things I learned during my first decade of public schooling

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.Mark twain Public education teaches a lot of students many, many things over the years. And I'm not talking about curriculum topics. Most of us hate or hated going but can't deny the practical knowledge it's given us in preparing for the "real world." It isn't… Continue reading The biggest things I learned during my first decade of public schooling

Motivation, Personal Development, Teen (YA) Topics

How to get un-stuck from your routine and make everyday exciting

I began to realize how simple life could be if one had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours, a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do.Roald Dahl Don't be so quick to count down the days that you forget to make the days count. Most of us have some form of… Continue reading How to get un-stuck from your routine and make everyday exciting

diy, Motivation, Personal Development, Teen (YA) Topics

Why you should hop on the pen calligraphy wave

She may have looked normal on the outside, but once you'd seen her handwriting you knew she was deliciously complicated inside.Jeffrey Eugenides Pen calligraphy, also known as faux calligraphy is such a useful skill. Stylish, creative fonts can be used virtually everywhere. People often overlook the fact that typography is an art that requires practice… Continue reading Why you should hop on the pen calligraphy wave

Personal Development, Teen (YA) Topics

Fan fiction Vs Real Books: Which One Should You Be Reading?

Fanfiction seems to have taken the entertainment industry by storm! People love reading alternate stories that contradict the traditional normal ways of their favorite characters. Traditional literature has lots of guides and expectations that fanfics typically ignore. Fanfics are not really held to any high expectations because they are just met. Fanfictions still can have… Continue reading Fan fiction Vs Real Books: Which One Should You Be Reading?

Teen (YA) Topics

Is Twin Privilege a thing?

twin privilege /twin ˈpriv(ə)lij/ noun1. Advantages gained by being a twin There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins. Josh billings You've heard of white privilege. You've heard of male privilege. You may have even heard of rich privilege. But have you ever heard of twin privilege? There's a… Continue reading Is Twin Privilege a thing?

Motivation, Teen (YA) Topics

Do High School Classes Really Help You Learn A Foreign Language?

My Experience 101 I am currently a student in highschool. I am taking spanish as one of my classes. I always wanted to learn a foreign language so taking this class seemed like a great idea. My school also requires a foreign language for graduation and many colleges want you to take those classes as… Continue reading Do High School Classes Really Help You Learn A Foreign Language?

Teen (YA) Topics

10 Oddest (and perverted!) Questions Asked To Me As A Twin

Double the trouble, and twice the nice - twins As twins, we have encountered tons of weird questions. Of course you get the basic top questions like Who Is Older?How many Minutes apart?Are you Identical? These are incomparable to some of the other ridiculous questions I have received. 1 Are you Identical or nocturnal? This… Continue reading 10 Oddest (and perverted!) Questions Asked To Me As A Twin

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Popular Instagram Hashtags With No Return

Hashtags are your instagram keys into more publicity and attention. Hashtags are unlimited so you can choose as many as you like! So why not go crazy. Putting in popular hashtags like #love and #instagood is a good starting place. Narrowing hashtags down to fit your specific target audience is better. This can take some… Continue reading Popular Instagram Hashtags With No Return