To Sleep, Perchance to Eat

I've written about this before. How H#3 suffers some of the stereotypical treatment of beyond-second-borns. But I've now learned, and here documented, that it's not about how we treat him differently than either of the other two. It's just how he's wired. The kid has been waking up between five and six am, then hardly able to keep his eyes open for lunch. I've slowly been inching lunch prep earlier, until today I was getting lunch ready at 10:40. ...more

MAKERS: Women Shaping Our World

Good news this week — we've got something extraordinary to tell you about. MAKERS is a video initiative to share the stories of hundreds of women. When you go to the MAKERS website, you can watch interviews with the leaders, thinkers, reformers and pioneers who have shaped and continue to shape our world. We're particularly proud of TEDxWomen and TEDWomen speakers featured in this endeavor, including Courtney E. Martin, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Rachel Simmons and Gloria Steinem. And on Monday we were thrilled to be present at The Paley Center, when Pat Mitchell, as ever TEDxWomen's hostess with the mostest, welcomed the women behind MAKERS to share about the origins of the project. ...more

Symphony of Science: Onward to the Edge

 I love Symphony of Science!...more

Why We Call Her "Boo" (with Video)

American Heart Association: Billion Calorie Count-Up

This year the American Heart Association is making it easier than ever to get healthy and get walking! The time is now!  Gather your family, friends and coworkers and take your first steps towards establishing an active and healthy lifestyle....more

Books We Love: "Chloe and the Lion" by Mac Barnett and Adam Rex

Remember those great old Warner Brothers cartoons where Daffy Duck would get into an argument with the artist drawing him? ...more


 This was just a really pretty song/music video that I had to share....more

Extreme Parenting: Meet Facebook

Typical parent/child dyad;Parent sets rules. Child refuses to follow rules. Parent reacts. I have read some of the (thousands) comments on other sites showing this video and most of the comments ran the gamut of "Yeah! Show her who is boss! Spoiled brat!" to "What a tool! Why didn't he just donate the laptop to charity?"    This is how I interpret the video;...more

Motorola Droid Razr Fanboy Ad is Creative. And a total hoax

Below is a great piece of fanboy fiction. There's no way this would work and um, I'm pretty sure the phone costs waaaaaaay more than what he gets in return. But there's no denying that it's creative and results in a potentially viral piece of free advertising for the Motorola Droid Razr.Read the full post and watch the ad on Motorola Droid Razr Fanboy Ad is Creative. And a total hoax....more Fanboy keeps sending me emails saying that I have earnings of over $1,000. ...more