links for 2010-03-31

Cool Camps (Part 1): 7 Summer Camps So Fun They’ll Make You Wish You Were A Kid Again Two words: Jedi camp. Thanks, Alan! Tweetage Wasteland : We All Have Photographic Memories Thoughts on our new digitally-captured lives…do we remember our experiences or just the pictures? By my brilliant and prolific friend, Dave Pell. Make […]

Life Scoop: Teach kids social skills with “cheat sheets”

For my next post for the Intel-sponsored site Life Scoop, I talk about one of my technology-aided methods for helping my son develop his social skills. “Cheat sheets,” as I call them, turn the abstract world of social rules into something more concrete…which means that we may be able to have more dinner parties this […]

Parent Hacks admin: Finding a new way

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As many of you know by now, I've recently started home schooling my 10 year-old son (hence, yesterday's "mad scientist" photo!). We've been on a rocky path through the school system for the last few years, and it has finally deposited us right where we began…at home.   Time to be humble all over again. Parenting, […]

Life Scoop caption contest: Ends tonight at 5pm!

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Turns out I have to take my son to the doctor, which means I can’t choose a winner at 11:30AM PST as I had planned, which means you get a few bonus hours to jump in the running! Leave your best caption idea in the comments at Lifescoop for a chance at a $50 Amazon […]

links for 2010-03-10

Momversation – on Hulu! If you're a Hulu fan, you can now catch all the episodes of Momversation there!

Life Scoop: Websites for budding scientists (a.k.a. all kids)

My next post for the Intel-sponsored site Life Scoop shares some of my exciting Web finds around science learning. My son is a self-described scientist, so one of my first inclinations has been to see what's online. What I'm finding is thrilling, and it's teaching me that all kids, not just the "science-y" ones, will […]

Lifescoop caption contest: Win a $50 Amazon gift card!

Mwah ha ha! Eeeee-vil mad scientist! Leave your best caption idea in the comments at Lifescoop for a chance at a $50 Amazon gift card! (See my post at Lifescoop for details.) Related: My Lifescoop featured post: Websites for budding scientists (AKA all kids)