September 27, 2023
Before / After: The last wild ride of Summer 2023.
What I really want to know is where did this summer go? I blinked, and the kids are suddenly back in school. But, September, its promise of new pencils and fresh notebooks to fill, still excites me. And, it's nice to have a quiet moment to sit and write to you, so, Hi.
For the first part of the summer I was working non-stop to get Kazoo's 30th issue off to press. The rest was spent at our family cottage with the kids, where I built a cabinet! (Scroll down for the results.) And, we discovered new things to do in the country, like hitting all the best local ice-cream shops, hiking, and swimming in Lake Erie as many times as possible.
Here's more of what I dove into this summer:
Thank you for being here.
I'm now hard at work on our Winter issue, our 31st. We are going hard on "Girl Power" for this one, which I'm excited about. Simone Biles said: “It's important to teach our female youth that it's OK to say, 'Yes, I am good at this,' and you don't hold back.” And obvs, I agree!
Tell us what your little one is great at, and we may feature her in the winter issue of Kazoo. Does she love to play soccer, paint, or sing? Encourage her to write and tell us why, or draw a picture of herself doing that great thing. You can send it to us: readermail(at)kazoomagazine(dot)com.
In the meantime, if you come across anything interesting, please send it my way. You can always find me at email@example.com.
Founder & Editor-in-Chief
PS: After a summer of trying, I have almost perfected my rhubarb pie recipe. If you want it, write to me and I'll send it to you.
Kazoo is an award-winning, ad-free, indie magazine for girls, 5 to 12, that celebrates them for being strong, smart, fierce and true to themselves. It's published quarterly in Brooklyn, New York and is sold all around the world.
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