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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

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4 Netflix Series Inspiring my Kids’ STEM Side

Over the past few years, Netflix has become a go-to source for children’s entertainment. With so many show options, it can be overwhelming at times as to which shows are the best for kids to watch. In the last year, Netflix has added more content to their service with the addition of more original shows… Continue reading 4 Netflix Series Inspiring my Kids’ STEM Side

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5 Life Lessons Kids Can Learn from Hidden Figures

From the moment I saw the previews for the film Hidden Figures, I knew it was a movie I wanted my 11 year-old daughter to see. First, my daughter is into science and engineering and I wanted her to see what real women have done in the field. Second, I wanted her to see a… Continue reading 5 Life Lessons Kids Can Learn from Hidden Figures