Archive for June 2012

You've Got Mail...MSI Sends Science to Your Inbox!

I am a huge fan of the Museum of Science and Industry! Some of the best childhood memories from visits to the museum were the miniature train set-up, the international Christmas trees put up every holiday season, the baby chicks, and Colleen Moore’s dollhouse. Naturally, I have carried on this tradition with my own children.... Read more »

Glee Fans Win Money for Their School Band

Similar to an episode in Glee, some talented young musicians get together afterschool one day to find a way to help fund their junior high band and pay for broken instruments. The girls come up with a creative video to demonstrate their need for funds and low and behold win a contest! Loyal Glee fans... Read more »

You Are Going to Hate What I Have to Say About Sports

You are going to hate me for saying this. My friends, family, and people I don’t even know won’t like it. I think childhood sports are a bit out of control. I think they are interfering with academics and take up too much of a parent’s time. There I said it. I feel better for... Read more »

Join Bradley Cooper and Other Celebs to "Show Your 6" Chicago!

If you have a middle schooler son, then by default you are probably exposed to all things war-related. Since the 4th grade when he learned about World War II and then later video games like Call of Duty, I have had to brush up on my battles and historical events with books, movies, and trips... Read more »
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