Monthly Archives: December 2014

Five Dangerous Things Kids Should Do

Have you heard of Gever Tulley and the Tinkering School? Here is an amazing 4 mins on the types of Life Lessons kids derive from TINKERING:     MOREOVER, here is Gever Tulley’s TED Talk on 5 Dangerous Things Kids … Continue reading

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Kids are Born Scientists: Get Out of Their Way

OK, THIS: Want Scientifically Literate Children? [2mins,9secs]: This is the most grumpy I’ve ever seen Neil deGrasse Tyson speak, but I appreciate his conviction. Here the same point articulated another way: Neil deGrasse Tyson and how Kids are Born Scientists … Continue reading

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Cuteness Overload: ClaraJane and Fluff

Thursday, December 10th 2014 @2:25pm This just in. ClaraJane’s ride home from school today: ClaraJane and Fluff [28 seconds]:    [http://youtu.be/wDgT_mPGjnM] Correction:  I misquoted ClaraJane in this film.  Where the subtitle says, “A CJ little girl,” she informs me she in … Continue reading

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Gotta Start Somewhere – ClaraJane and Simra

Even as I sit down to type right now, my daughter is climbing out of the empty drawer slot in the living room entertaining our 1 year-old next door neighbor girl, and our son is outside the door making fabulous … Continue reading

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Rockwellian Christmas Tree Day

Sunday, December 7th 2014 Blessed with no work on this early December Sunday, Dear Hubby and I undertook to take our kids OUT of the city and INTO the country to find ourselves a Christmas Tree.  Imagine: A drive just long … Continue reading

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ClaraJane and Mary – True Plintecity

December 4th 2014 That time when my 3 year old daughter ClaraJane met her brand new cousin –my sister’s ONE DAY OLD baby daughter Mary– and had this to say: 2014-12-04 True Plintecity [90 seconds]:   PS:  Posting on March … Continue reading

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