Who I am
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 — how parents can foster their children’s curiosity and engagement in the scientific, artistic, and linguistic world that surrounds them, without being a scientist, artist, or linguist themselves.
My contact info
The reviews on my book are starting to come in:
- “A charming, practical, and thought-provoking book.”
- “Simple, practical, inexpensive, & doable.”
- “Great book for enjoying arts with your kids.”
- “…as an art teacher of young children and a mother, I love this book!”
5 popular Caterpickles posts
Browse the Caterpickles archives
Find a book for a child aged 4-10
Tag Archives: Stephen Hawking
Our semi-weekly survey of the tidbits that cross The Eight-Year-Old’s desk.
School’s out and we’d rather be outside. While that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped reading, it does mean I don’t want to spend a lot of time reviewing. Naturally, I feel guilty about that, so I’m going to experiment with giving … Continue reading
Several months ago, The Five-Year-Old and I were reading Stephen and Lucy Hawking’s children’s book George’s Secret Key to the Universe when we came across a picture of Dr. Reaper wearing an old-fashioned gas mask sort of like the one … Continue reading