The Six-Year-Old makes plans

The Six-Year-Old and her buddies watch a short film at the Disney exhibit at the Museum of Science & Industry. (Photo: Shala Howell)

The Six-Year-Old and her buddies watch a short film at the Disney exhibit at the Museum of Science & Industry. (Photo: Shala Howell)

Mommyo, planning a fall trip out of the city: “So we will be out in a part of Illinois where Friend N and Friend B live. Do you want me to invite them to come along?”

The Six-Year-Old, enthusiastically: “Why not? Friend N can go geocaching while Friend B and I discuss the matters of the world.”

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About Shala Howell

I spent two decades helping companies like Bell Labs, Juniper Networks, and a genetic testing company that was later acquired by CVS translate some of the world’s most complicated concepts into actionable, understandable English. Now I'm working on a much harder problem -- fostering children’s curiosity and engagement in the scientific, artistic, and linguistic world that surrounds them. The first book in my Caterpickles Parenting Series, What’s That, Mom?, focuses on how to use public art to nurture children’s curiosity in the world around them. My next book, Did Dinosaurs Have Belly Buttons?, is currently planned for release in 2018. In the meantime, you can find me blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at Caterpickles.com, chatting about books and the writing life at BostonWriters.blog, and tweeting about books, writing, science, & things that make me smile at @shalahowell.
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2 Responses to The Six-Year-Old makes plans

  1. rayworth1973 says:

    Sounds like Baby is getting attuned to the ways of the world!

    Like

  2. Pingback: Wandering around Chicago with The Seven-Year-Old: The Osaka Garden on Chicago’s Wooded Island | CATERPICKLES

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