We were lucky that our son took to kindergarten like a duck to water. He literally skipped home from school with me after the first day, and said, “Mama, that was the funnest day ever!” Day two yielded the comment,… Read more ›
Excuse the iPhone autofill typos We really enjoyed Legoland. (We ourselves paid to go there, paid for lodgings, etc. This isn’t a review so much as assorted musings on Legoland versus Disney.) The thing I liked about it the most… Read more ›
Don’t Piss Off the Parents.
Our kid’s summer camp–part of the school district’s offerings–organizes really ambitious field trips for the kids, which is wonderful. I really appreciate it, and admire the organizational mojo it takes to herd 3 busloads of kids down to Knott’s Berry… Read more ›
Recently I attended a little PR event held by PBS at our local public tv station, KCET. (It used to be a film studio in the early days of Hollywood, back when DW Griffith filmed in Griffith Park and was… Read more ›
My kid’s favorite program right now isn’t on TV, it’s on YouTube: Robot Astronomy Talk Show. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gU61WHNMZM] It’s produced by NASA-JPL’s educational arm. It’s on whenever he wants to watch it, we can pause at any moment so I can… Read more ›
“Snow Leopard’s spaceship is so fast, it can speed out of a black hole.” “Snow Leopard can do FTL as quick as you can blink your eye.” “Snow Leopard is the best, first Jedi knight. He trained Yoda and all… Read more ›
Dear Hippie Preschool, We’ll Miss You.
In-Demand Public Schools Now Offer “Alumni Legacy” Admissions Perks.
Children of Recession: Grow a Row.