Word Wednesday

What is a miracle?

My kids and I (mostly, admittedly, me) have really been enjoying watching “Miraculous: The Adventures of Ladybug and Cat Noir.” I’ve also happened upon some really impressive fan fiction by some very talented authors.  The show is charming, involving two Parisian high school students: aspiring fashion designer Marinette, who has a crush on her fashion …

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Spooky Words for Halloween: Fear, Scare, & Afraid

Happy Halloween! Today we’re looking at how the words “fear,” “scare,” and “afraid” are different. So what is “fear” exactly? When I looked at the words I wanted to discuss for this Word Wednesday, each frequently used another to define itself. Fear as a noun is an emotion, an unpleasant or distressing one, caused by anticipation …

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