children's clothing at consignment eventsShopping

Children’s Consignment Events are Coming

Prepare Yourselves. Please hold while I try to restrain myself… I LOVE consignment events like Oprah loves bread (you guys remember that commercial, right?). While I certainly am on board for traditional consignment stores, consignment events are my absolute FAV! I will sing their praises to the end of my days, along with birth doulas and Haakaas. Let’s state the …

Continue Reading
slinky in rainbow of colorsEducation

Should STEAM be the New STEM?

I know, I know. I just posted about STEM education not too long ago. Essentially, it combines various principles of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Subjects are presented together through learning activities that involve problem-solving in “real-world” scenarios. The idea is to strengthen (mainly K-12) students’ foundation within these STEM subjects. By the time these kids are old enough to …

Continue Reading
Child building with LegosEducation

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 a style of teaching that …

Continue Reading