Sherlock Holmes

I explained it badly to the kids:

“Today is the birthday of the author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who invented one of the most famous literary characters of our time. Except . . . he’s dead. The author, I mean.”

Snorts from the kids.

Once they stopped making fun of their mom’s rambling, we talked . . . → Read More: Sherlock Holmes

Weird Science

I’m working on a project to find out how and why hands-on science is so valuable to kids and families. It’s been fascinating interviewing scientists around the area. So, our family will be doing some testing to see what hands-on science experiments we like the best — in addition, National Engineers Week is coming up . . . → Read More: Weird Science