New babies, more babies

A few years ago I remember feeling a bit lonely because I was the only one in my group of friends who was pregnant, and then who had a baby. I remember wanting to talk about it often but at the same time feeling guilty about talking about such a boring topic for most people. … Continue reading New babies, more babies

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Kids show: Gravity Falls

Oh Gravity Falls, a new obsession in our household. And when I say obsession, I mean we have been watching episodes over and over again for at least the last 2 months. Keep in mind, this is a 2 seasons only series, so by now we are pretty familiar with the show. I think I have watched … Continue reading Kids show: Gravity Falls

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