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If you haven’t checked out Women in Science – PDX, you should

Before I started my career in the lab (more than a decade ago now) I was blissfully unaware of the need for professional women in science organizations. I didn’t realize that I would eventually yearn for a community of other ladies, with a passion for science, that I could go to for advice and insight. …

children's clothing at consignment events

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 …

slinky in rainbow of colors

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 …