03Feb/16

The Adventures of Science Mom: fun with magnets

Came across this cool post when I was seeking to confirm that fishing for dropped batteries behind my washing machine with a magnet was safe (it is). My 5yo and I hadRead More…

22Jan/16

Product Review: Nail Polish that is really non-toxic

It took me 2-decades, but I finally found a nail polish I can use!!! #HugoNaturals #EmberLiving You can purchase it here http://hugonaturals.com/products/categories/nail-polish Be sure to “FOLLOW” my blog with the links atRead More…

23Dec/15

Star Wars and Frozen Snowflake Templates

Download these free templates to make snowflakes of your favorite characters from Star Wars and Frozen! What a fun way to spend an afternoon.  Enjoy and be a spark in the world!Read More…

18Dec/15

Holiday craft: fun easy kid friendly holiday favor

So fast and easy! Here’s the 2-minute how-to.  https://youtu.be/uLqdWXhtezI Be sure to “FOLLOW” my blog with the links at the bottom of the page (mobile) or on the right-hand side (desktop).  

25Nov/15

The Adventures of Science Mom: Volcanoes

I am a big believer in paying attention to what your child expresses interest in and then teaching him or her around that concept in as many ways as possible. Over theRead More…

20Nov/15

Product Review: Sugarbooger Lunch Bag

Check out my video review https://youtu.be/fLnLf6FXih8 You can buy this product here: http://amzn.to/1qHHBck Be sure to “FOLLOW” my blog with the links at the bottom of the page (mobile) or on the right-handRead More…

13Nov/15

Fall Crafting: Pinecone Turkey and Acorn Wreath

These simple and fun projects will not only beautify your home but give you the opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones and your glue gun (who practically qualifies asRead More…

11Nov/15

Rethinking School

I distinctly remember the first time I thought our educational system was broken: it was when I was a student teaching assistant at USC. I was 18 or 19 the first timeRead More…

28Oct/15

Halloween Candy Science Experiments

Just in time for Halloween, TIME magazine posted this not quite NEW news item http://time.com/4087775/sugar-is-definitely-toxic-a-new-study-says/ So if you are like me and only let your child eat a few pieces of candy,Read More…

04Sep/15

Great Gift for New Parents

In my opinion, memories are life’s most precious items, and none are more precious than those we create with our children. This lovely little journal, it’s about the size of a 1/4-pieceRead More…