New Year, Better Me

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Tracy Fuentes “New Year, new me!” This popular phrase now garners eye rolls rather than inspiration. New Year’s resolutions have a reputation of being forgotten or failed within a week or two, seldom being followed up on through the rest of the year. Many people seem to think the resolutions…… Continue reading New Year, Better Me

Sources Of Warmth In The Winter

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Alyanna Moralda Although winter is the coldest time of the year, I always found refuge in films that provided me warmth when my heater couldn’t. Classics like Home Alone and The Polar Express are definitely on that list but I found myself watching movies that strayed away from the Christmas subject itself. Regardless of…… Continue reading Sources Of Warmth In The Winter

Matryoshka

Photo by Lyra By Lyra Matryoshka “Americans call it ‘nesting doll’ but it really is matryoshka.” My mother’s heavy Russian accent tinged the words she spoke with a certain harshness, even if she meant for them to carry a gentle tone. “See, there’s one doll inside the other. It’s like mother to daughter in a…… Continue reading Matryoshka

Your Alternatives to the Hallmark Channel

Photo by Isabel Cruz By Isabel Cruz When the end of the year rolls around, a lot of us tend to watch a particular set of movies. You know which ones, the same twenty or so Christmas/holiday/wintertime movies you can’t help but return to every year because of tradition, nostalgia, or maybe because watching them…… Continue reading Your Alternatives to the Hallmark Channel

Get Cozy With Kindergarten

The winter months are all about layering and bundling up. Ash, Tracy, Abbey, and Kleigh compiled their most festive and comfy clothes to show Kindergarten readers what they’re wearing this December, minus shoes in a few pictures because technically you’re not supposed to wear them in the house. Even though it doesn’t get too cold…… Continue reading Get Cozy With Kindergarten

Festive Film Favorites

Photo by Ash Fuentes By Ash Fuentes Whether you’re spending Christmas with friends and family or having some alone time, it’s never a bad idea to put on a holiday movie to lighten your spirits. If you are simply looking for something other than a repetitive Christmas playlist to play in the background of your…… Continue reading Festive Film Favorites

Confessions Of An Untraditional Capricorn

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Kleigh Balugo I am a Capricorn sun and after reading tons of Seventeen Magazine horoscopes, Costar app notifications, and Instagram infographics, I have learned that I am supposed to be very traditional by nature. I know a lot of people don’t believe in astrology and think it’s all made up,…… Continue reading Confessions Of An Untraditional Capricorn

Holiday Traditions Are Not Always What They Seem

Photo by Abbey Steinman By Abbey Steinman As the holidays approach, a crucial factor to enjoying them is the traditions that come along with it. Whether it be picking out a real tree or baking your Christmas cookie recipe with your family, it’s something you’ll forever long to do when the season comes. Although, when…… Continue reading Holiday Traditions Are Not Always What They Seem

The Best Gifts Are Handmade

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Tracy Fuentes Rather than supporting the unethical and harmful practices of Amazon, Walmart, and other companies this holiday season, consider hand-making something for your loved ones. Plus, in the era of COVID-19, you can avoid the typical downfalls of holiday shopping such as large crowds and long shipping times. Handmade…… Continue reading The Best Gifts Are Handmade