I’m Twelve Years Old – Old School, That Is

Mamacita says:  Old school?  Me?  Yes. Twelve years ago, a former student told me that I should start a blog.  “You’ve got such a lot to say about the world,” he said.  “Who cares what I think about the world?” … Continue reading

Our Children Deserve a Magical Childhood

Mamacita says:  James and Lily Potter weren’t the only parents who knew about magic, you know. I love to imagine Christmas at the Burrow, also; Molly and Arthur Weasley, poor as they were, must have given their large family a … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: J.K. Rowling

Mamacita says:  J.K. Rowling is my idol. There; I’ve said it and now everybody knows. She has earned every penny, and she did it with her imagination. I admire this so much – there are no words. No words of … Continue reading

Merry Hogwarts Christmas To You

Mamacita says: James and Lily Potter weren’t the only parents who knew about magic, you know. I love to imagine Christmas at the Burrow, also; Molly and Arthur Weasley, poor as they were, must have given their large family a … Continue reading

Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus

Mamacita says:  Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus indeed. It’s advice we should all heed.  At the risk of exposing my Harry Potter obsession to the world – and it’s no doubt far too late to worry about that – I have … Continue reading

Ten Things Tuesday

Mamacita says: 1.  I’m tired. 2.  I have forty essays to grade before I can go to bed. 3.  It’s almost 3 a.m. 4.  They are not good essays. 5.  They are, in fact, terrible essays. 6.  Spell-check is not … Continue reading