• Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman's Poetry Books Are Quickly Selling Out On Amazon

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    In only a day, Amanda Gorman has taken the world by storm. After performing at the Presidential Inauguration as the youngest inaugural poet in history on Wednesday morning, she gained billions of fans after the world witnessed her poise and talent. Following her inaugural poem, Gorman received praise from Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Hilary Clinton, and countless other influential figures. Her books The Hill We Climb: Poems and Change Sings: A Children's Anthem began flying off the metaphorical shelves of the internet. At just 22-years-old, Gorman became an instant bestseller.
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  • The World Fell In Love With Amanda Gorman, So Now Let's Show Up For Her

    The World Fell In Love With Amanda Gorman, So Now Let's Show Up For Her

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Living in Alaska, I wasn't initially planning to watch the inauguration events live. We're 4 hours behind EST, and I'm not generally a morning person. I figured I would catch everything after the fact, and I was mostly okay with that-especially because I was worried about violence erupting .
    But when the time came, I found myself awake anyway (thanks to a sick dog-gotta love pet ownership ). And so I laid in bed with the lights out, watching the inauguration and feeling like I could finally breathe again for the first time in four years.
    At some point, my daughter crawled into bed with me...
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