childhood, motherhood, science

At the junction of Science and Motherhood

One of life’s little joys – and there are many such joys in my life, even the small, strange ones I can’t explain – is talking to my children about what I’m doing, and learning. I anticipate that continuing even when I’m not actively in classes. Learning doesn’t end when school does. Which is why… Read More At the junction of Science and Motherhood

motherhood, Naturalist, science

Water is wet, the Sky is Blue, I’m Busy…

I should probably have tried to make that rhyme, but instead I’ll leave you with some photos. I have to run the girls to school, and then make my boy his breakfast and pack his lunch and… and later today I have a quiz over the last 40+ trees we identified recently. Her quizzes are… Read More Water is wet, the Sky is Blue, I’m Busy…

childhood, family, motherhood

The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Maker

As I was standing in the kitchen early this morning making Sunday Breakfast, I was thinking about something. It started with bacon, as I was laying out odd pieces as neatly as I could to bake them. We’re having monkey bread and baked bacon, and eggs for those who want them (the First Reader). One… Read More The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Maker