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How Can We Get More Girls and Women in Tech?
Founder, craigslist + Craig Newmark Foundation
2. Encourage girls' involvement in Advanced Placement computer science and college-level computer science courses. 3. Foster
This Proposed Lego Set Honors Women In NASA
The Lego Ideas project already has thousands of supporters, including NASA itself.
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Earning Less Money Isn't A Choice That Women Just Make
The pay gap is a complicated cultural stew.
Embrace the Silliness
Ironman, Runner, Blogger, Full-time Working Mom, Run Stroller ...
"Bam, Bam, Bam, I am spinning a web on you."
This is a constant daily occurrence in our house. Since going to his first year of preschool, my son has become a big fan of Spider-Man.
Shocking: Stage Moms vs. NFL's Manning Family
NY born, LA bred, award winning photographer, director, CNA, m...
From Shirley Temple to Drew Barrymore, young girls have loved to dress up and entertain. I'm going out on a limb here when I say stage moms are like cosmetic surgery, you only really notice the bad ones...
Don't Let Your Kids Be 'Spooked' by Media This Halloween
Rachel Busman, PsyD
Clinical psychologist specializing in anxiety and mood disorde...
"Scary" anything -- especially when it's blaring out of every piece of technology in the house, from iPads, computers, TVs and iPhones to radios -- should be reserved for older eyes and ears.
Let the Children Play
I let them play because when they're my age and think back to being little people, I want them to remember days of endless playing, of made-up worlds and drunken laughter.
Why We All Need a Little Magic in Our Lives
Menna van Praag
Bestselling author of Men, Money & Chocolate.
Real life can be difficult enough, being too realistic will only make you depressed. The best way to deal with reality, in my experience, is to bring as much magic to it as possible!
The Myth of Santa
Eddie had been saying, "San-ta! San-ta!" all week, but now that he was face-to-face with the man, he just sat there and said nothing. He didn't look particularly happy, and yet he didn't look particularly sad or frightened. He simply sat there as if Santa's lap was a chair like any other.
Is Santa Just a Big, Fat LIE?
Jackie Morgan MacDougall
Executive Producer / Co-host, Broadscast
Forget visions of sugar plums, Christmas gives me visions of future therapy sessions dancing in my head. Because someday is the not-so-distant future, I'm going to have to admit that Santa is a big, fat lie.
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Why I'll Miss the Princess Aisle
Mom, English teacher and blogger, this-here-now.com
I will miss the princess aisle this Christmas because it will always represent my daughter's utter innocence. Her ability to believe only in the goodness of people and life itself. It will forever represent, to me, the unshakable confidence of being four.
Why I Created Sofia The First
Co-Executive Producer/Writer, "Sofia the First: Once Upon a Pr...
I saw that my son, Miles, could use a fantasy character who was a reflection of himself --serving as a kind of magic mirror that would allow him to enjoy the fantasy while strongly identifying with the situations playing out in the show.
TV & FILM
Big Bird And Mister Rogers Are Not Just For Kids: We Need Their Wisdom More Than Ever
Senior Research Associate, Center for Catastrophic Risk Manage...
Is anyone naïve enough to believe that any network other than PBS would run Big Bird and Mister Rogers for as long as it has? No, it's not the paltry sum of money why conservatives want to get rid of Big Bird, Mister Rogers, and PBS. It's the values for which they stand.
A Different Day, a Different Time
Blogger, Dear “Old” Dad
When I was growing up (half a century ago), life was different. Telephones had rotary dials and did not double as game consoles. Kids sat next to the TV because we didn't have remote controls to change to the other three channels and rabbit ears needed constant adjustments.
My Daughter the Fox and the Making of Children's Stories
Author. Academic. Artist.
A parent's job is not only to serve as a storyteller, but also to create the conditions for the stories of children to emerge.
Breaking: Satire to Sue New Yorker
Award-winning TV writer, Author and Such
"Satire" -- the word and its definition -- has filed suit against The
for classifying its cartoon depiction of Barack and Michele Obama as satire.
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