Author: Sarah Mortensen

Theater Review: Oregon Children’s Theatre presents “Dragons Love Tacos”

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You may not have heard of the picture book “Dragons Love Tacos” by Adam Rubin (Scholastic, 2013), but I am willing to bet that your kids have. I have been taking my children to Oregon Children’s Theatre productions for years, and “Dragons Love Tacos” was by far one our favorites. Even my husband was laughing… Read More

The Modern Home School Experience

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More families are choosing to home-school than ever before, and the trend does not look to be slowing down. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the percentage of home-schooled students has doubled since 1999. And that number does not even account for students who are enrolled in online schools or home-schooling only part-time. Defining… Read More

Oregon Children’s Theatre’s “Me . . . Jane”: a Review

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Oregon Children’s Theatre’s production of the picture book, “Me… Jane” is a sweet ode to the one and only Jane Goodall. A west coast premiere, Aida Valentine portrays a young Jane Goodall exploring her backyard with her stuffed chimp Jubilee, but dreaming of living in Africa one day. Those familiar with the book will recognize… Read More