laura ingalls wilder

A look at the different approaches parents can take.
The hugely popular “Little House on the Prairie” series has caused “very real pain," said a national library group.
I voted for Hillary Clinton, but I have plenty of friends and neighbors in southern Missouri who voted for Donald Trump. Are they good people? Of course they are. But I'm trying to make sense of how it's possible we see the world so differently.
Most people know Laura Ingalls Wilder as author of the beloved 'Little House on the Prairie' children's books. What fans may not know is how late in life Wilder bloomed as a writer. After more than two decades as a farm wife, she became a newspaper columnist in her 40s.
"What are the days of auld lang syne, Pa?" "Why do they live alone in the woods? Why has Laura never seen a town before? Why
Summer is in full swing, and that means some downtime to unwind (if we're lucky) and get wrapped up in a good book. Here are six women-focused reads on my list this year, some political, some personal and one perennial favorite to celebrate the season.
"Dear Coach Stretchyshorts, Erica's team won the state championship this year, so please excuse her FOREVER from any more
If you're working your pioneer tush off to survive, then that's what's on your mind, survival. Not, "Hmm, did I remember
March is Women's History Month, which reminds me of the role women played in launching the libertarian movement and the role that women with libertarian values have played in advancing women's rights.
A previously unpublished book from the author behind ‘Little House on the Prairie’ has hit the shelves, but don’t be fooled, this one isn’t for kids.
If you thought last year was the year of pumpkin-spiced everything, well hold onto your forty-ounce pumpkin-spiced-cheesecake (so wrong) latte, because this year, Foodiness Inc.
This is one of those stories it will be hard to explain to the grandchitterlings, as well as Saint Peter at the golden gates of heaven.
Popcorn is so good and so truly American, it should be on the flag instead of stars.
I love outsider stories, especially outsider-in-America stories -- the stories of characters that show up in places central casting would never expect them to be. Same for the stories of characters that have every right to be someplace.
I've decided 2014 will be the year I channel my inner Wilder. Laura wouldn't sit around contemplating what she was going to be when she grew up, she'd be too busy living life, shooting marbles, and chewing on gumdrops from the mercantile. If you ask me, that girl had it all figured out.
These women, most of whom were focused on domestic responsibilities in their 20s, 30s (and, in one case until her 70s), decided
Today would have been Laura Ingalls Wilder's 146th birthday (she was born in 1867). When I was a kid, I really loved historical fiction. I specifically loved Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie series.