Fairbanks Alaska, GoPro and the Democratization of Science

I’ve hardly blogged because this week has been a whirlwind of activity. The folks at GoPro brought a few bloggers and invited MSM to join them on an expedition with some rocket scientists while we launched weather balloons into the night sky. Here’s how it unfolded. Monday: Bring the kids to school. Go home and … Read more

Startup Series: Wittlebee A Clothing Club for Well Dressed Kids

Wittlebee is the second startup to come out of Science and it’s another good one. Every parent knows that the first half dozen years will have you shopping for clothes endlessly. Some mothers enjoy this. Some fathers enjoy this… I like to call them the other 1%. You see I loved buying my daughter clothing, … Read more

Toddlers and Television, the AAP and Sesame Street

Well that went well. Dr. Ari Brown spat out the words Mommy Blogger a few times with a little more disdain that Sister Susan uses for syphilis or satan. James Steyer was magnificent at promoting his website and chastised me more than once for arguing the science. Because ya know I’m like Michelle Bachman if … Read more

Preparing Myself for Rape as Best I Know How

Kansas leaves me speechless and I can’t help but wonder who is living there. I know many wonderful Kansans and they don’t appear to be the sort of people who hate women. I’m assuming their neighbors are. In Topeka Kansas a bill has been approved that would require women to get separate insurance to cover … Read more