“Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.” – Albert Einstein

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Science doesn’t have to be boring. It doesn’t really even have to be hard. We are all prewired to be scientists – every single one of us from the time we are infants.  It is, in fact, our evolutionary heritage, one of our most advanced survival traits, and easily the one that has allowed us […]

Posted at: February 10th, 2012 - 12:59 pm - Comments Off on Science Friday Returns: Must-Read-Books for Inquiring Minds

Otherwise titled “How parenting strategy backfired and turned my son into a vegetarian.” Eating is a giant interruption in my son’s day.  To my observation, he derives little pleasure from eating, rarely comments on his food except when he decidedly does NOT like what is offered, and has an expressed preference for lunches his mother […]

Posted at: February 8th, 2012 - 3:43 pm - Comments Off on R-E-S-P-E-C-T

On February 6, 2012, Dr. Susan Niebur passed from this life.  She leaves a beloved husband and two young sons behind her.   We have all lost an eloquent voice and a tireless advocate on behalf of mothers living with cancer.   And the heavens have gained another bright eternal star.

Posted at: February 7th, 2012 - 10:06 am - Comments Off on Post Script

“All that survives after our death are publications and people. So look carefully after the words you write, the thoughts and publications you create, and how you love others. For these are the only things that will remain.” Susan Niebur Susan, author of Toddler Planet, and I started blogging at about the same time.  There was […]

Posted at: February 1st, 2012 - 6:51 pm - Comments Off on We are the stuff of stars