Child building with Legos

What is STEM and Why is it Important?

Featured photo by Kelly Sikkema It seems likely that many parents with young-ish children have heard of STEM by now. The acronym stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The United State has an ever increasing demand for people trained in STEM fields, making education more important now than ever. STEM education STEM education is …

Mug and glasses with tissues strewn about

It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Sickness: Cold and Flu Season

Feature photo by Kelly Sikkema EEEEverywhere you go. Season’s Greetings everyone. By season, I mean cold and flu season of course. And by greetings, I mean I hope a plague of disease does not descendĀ upon your house. School is back in session, there’s a crisp feeling in the air, and the viruses are starting to …