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Cultural Literacy: Geek Parenting Done Right

When our kids were little, my husband and I took our roles as educators seriously. We knew they would be introduced to “the classics” in school, such as “Where the Red Fern Grows”, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and who could forget the classic film, “Your Changing Body” (insert pre-teen shudder). But while school attended to […]

Getting Down to the Wire with the Hamsterdam Podcast

I recently received an email from one of the hosts of a Kansas City-based podcast on the TV show “The Wire,” which he described as “either the greatest television drama ever, or that cop show your friends never shut up about, depending on who you ask.” Chuckling over his description, I followed up for more […]