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Dear Target, Thanks for the Girls’ STEM Shirts But What About the Boys?

I was so excited this week to see the variety of STEM girl shirts now available at Target. I was telling everyone about it. Though when I looked through their shirts for boys, I quickly became disappointed. I searched all 34 pages of the Target website. There were only a few NASA shirts. No shirts… Continue reading Dear Target, Thanks for the Girls’ STEM Shirts But What About the Boys?

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Easy to Find STEM-themed Shirts for Girls

I’m one of those moms that loves trips to Target. The nearest location to me is a little over 20 minutes away; so I’m not a regular at the store and when I do go it is a special trip. Over the past few months, I’ve seen articles and internet posts about Target not providing… Continue reading Easy to Find STEM-themed Shirts for Girls

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Dress Like a Nerd Day – Harmless Fun or Bullying?

A few weeks ago my daughter’s middle school had a “Dress Like a Nerd” day as one of their spirit days. When she first told me about the theme, I just brushed it off as a silly theme idea. Then as time went on, I began thinking differently about the whole situation. I started to… Continue reading Dress Like a Nerd Day – Harmless Fun or Bullying?

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It’s the Little Things

I am the proud mom of two science/math/technology/superhero/Star Wars-loving geeklings. My life is filled with so much science fiction, science, numbers, and imaginative discussions at times my head swims. Dinners out typically include math problems solved or inventions done on napkins. Almost every day I hear the words robot, drone, inventions, math, and technology at… Continue reading It’s the Little Things

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Fan Fun Awaits with DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year Movie

From the first time I heard DC Comics was creating a line of products and books for younger fans, primarily girls, I was thrilled. My daughter has been a comic book fan since she was six years old. She taught herself to read by trying to read a Marvel encyclopedia to learn more about the… Continue reading Fan Fun Awaits with DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year Movie