Book review: Girls and sex: Navigating the complicated new landscape by Peggy Orenstein

Peggy Orenstein does justice to adolescents everywhere with this book by examining the realities of sexual education in current times and their impact on young girls and women. The book describes a series of interviews she made to several young women about their sexual education and experiences, and examines how the American culture has dealt … Continue reading Book review: Girls and sex: Navigating the complicated new landscape by Peggy Orenstein

Visiting the Smithsonian Museums of Natural History  and the Museum of Air and Space with kids

This year we decided to visit the Smithsonian museums with our son who is three years old. My sister and niece also joined us during the trip. We were very excited about showing our son and niece the dinosaurs,  airplanes, mummies, pre historic animals, and space artifacts in the museums. These are a great source of information and … Continue reading Visiting the Smithsonian Museums of Natural History  and the Museum of Air and Space with kids

Book review of “My first science textbook” set of three children Chemistry books

Interested in teaching your kid about Science? Trying to cover some of the basic Chemistry concepts with your kid but don't know where to start? My first Science textbooks, "Protons and Neutrons", "Electrons", and "Atoms" are a set of three children's books that teach kids about Chemistry. This Kickstarter idea from John Conveyou (Genius Games) to … Continue reading Book review of “My first science textbook” set of three children Chemistry books

The wings to imagination, a review of Rory’s Story Cubes

Imagination doesn't have boundaries, it does not know limitations, it does not make assumptions and it does not shy away from an opportunity. Is the coolest, most wild, free formed, way of thinking we experience in our lives. Is that comfortable expression of thoughts that allows us to travel into the unknown with no fear. Which is a … Continue reading The wings to imagination, a review of Rory’s Story Cubes

Attending Wizard World Comic Con in Portland

The  Portland Wizard World Comic Con took place at the Oregon convention center in Portland over the weekend. It started on Friday February 17 and lasted until Sunday February 19.  The company that produces this convention, Wizard World Inc., also has this event on 15 other cities across the United States including Chicago, Orlando, and Saint Louis. … Continue reading Attending Wizard World Comic Con in Portland