When my oldest started kindergarten I was so excited and jumped head first into volunteering. So what if I worked full time? I was not going to let that stop me from getting involved. At open house I signed up for a top position – co-room parent. Looking back I am extremely grateful that Ms. […]
Education resources to encourage girls in STEM, reading, finance. Science, technology, engineering and math.
Finding family TV shows that the girls and I both love has taken a lot of effort, but we now have a good list of things to enjoy together. Over the next few months I’ll be sharing some of our favorites, by category. First up are the shows we watch with a business focus. These […]
Let’s teach our girls to #EMBRACEAMBITION Motherhood is full of ambition. No matter how your journey looks, the goal is to raise intelligent, kind, well-adjusted and independent humans, that aren’t afraid of pursuing their dreams. That’s ambitious. And worth all the energy we put into mothering. Our other dreams are worthy, too. That’s why I […]
Summer camp programs for high school and middle school students are typically hosted at schools, campgrounds, etc. Did you know some Fortune 100 companies host students at their offices during the summer? Yes, students don’t have to wait for a college internship to experience life in Corporate America. Here are a few options. Apple Engineering […]
Planning Guide with Snack Ideas and Fun Activities for Kids/Tween Book Club Disclaimer: I received free advance copies of the book, along with a discussion guide and bookmarks. As usual, all opinions here are mine. I value your readership, and would not jeopardize our relationship by posting something I didn’t believe. I had no idea […]
Gift Idea for Creative Girls (and all girls are creative!) GoldieBlox has a great mission – to inspire a future generation of female engineers. After reviewing their site, learning about the characters and seeing the toy sets offered, I decided to gift my girls the GoldieBlox and the Builder’s Survival Kit. They are in elementary school, and […]
If your child has a smartphone, iPod, tablet, computer or any way to access the internet, check out thesmarttalk.org. There’s a quick guide on setting ground rules for your kids, questions to help you decide if your child is ready for their own device, and my favorite – a printable agreement that you create together. […]