Looking to up the creepy-factor for your Halloween party decorations? This slime recipe is perfect for kids ages 2-6. Put it in a bowl with a bit of cooked spaghetti, cover with a box complete with a hand-sized hole, and … Continue reading

The last few years have seen a major cultural shift towards “waking up.” Whatever the reason for the shift, becoming “woke” is now a process, and not the default mode in which we exist. And nowhere is our need to … Continue reading

Happy World Vegetarian Day! World Vegetarian Day occurs every year on October 1st and was created to celebrate the healthy, compassionate option of going meat-free–even if only for one day! Eating meat-free for even one day a week, or one … Continue reading

Space buffs, scientists, nature-lovers, and beyond are counting down the days to August 21st—and for good reason. Beginning at 9am in the northwestern United States and continuing on until about 3pm in the southeast, a solar eclipse will sweep the … Continue reading

What’s the hot new trend this summer? Dot Journaling. It’s the modern twist on the journaling/planner tradition that fits perfectly with our busy lifestyle. It’s a creative and colorful mix of daily planner, diary, and to-do list for every aspect … Continue reading

This guest blog comes from Patricia Roberts-Miller, author of Demagoguery and Democracy. Patricia Roberts-Miller, PhD, is a Professor of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Fanatical Schemes: Proslavery Rhetoric and the Tragedy of Consensus, Voices in … Continue reading

This July 4th, be sure to satisfy your vegan and vegetarian, and yes, even meat-eating, guests’ with these dishes bursting with ingredients from the Caribbean and Japan as well as more traditional American staple foods like veggie burgers, potatoes, and … Continue reading

This guest blog comes from Rina Mae Acosta, co-author with Michele Hutchison of The Happiest Kids in the World. Rina Mae Acosta is a writer from California currently living in the Netherlands with her Dutch husband and two young sons. She founded … Continue reading

My parents always tell the story of when they brought my older sister home from the hospital. Happily, my Grandma came to stay for a few nights to help out the new parents. They were giving my sister her first … Continue reading

This guest blog comes from Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist. Mary Ellen Hannibal is an emerging voice in environmentalism and a sought-after speaker connecting the scientific community to the concerned public. Her writing has appeared in The New … Continue reading