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STREAM Innovations

STREAM Innovations offering Saturday Workshops

STREAM Innovations is now offering opportunities in Inglebook, Alabama, for students to explore their passions for STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). Their STREAM Saturdays program will occur from June through July 2017.

STEAM Ideas on Pinterest

STEAM, formally known as STEM, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. STEM learning has been emphasized by learning institutions, NASA, and even former...
My husband the hero

My Husband the Superhero

As we all pause this Father's Day to thank the number one man in our lives, I decided to write a letter to my...

Alabama Water Park Round-Up

During the hot Alabama summer, it's important to find ways to beat the heat. An awesome way to do that and have fun with...

Tinkergarten Teaches Core Life Skills Through Play

Many people wax poetic about their childhoods where playing outside was the norm, then express regret that kids today are so hooked on technology....

Pai Technology Toys for STE(A)M Based Play

Pai Technology designs toys to enhance children's education and development through fun, imaginative STEAM-based play. Cube-Tastic! 3x3 Puzzle Cube with Free IOS/Android App. Brain Teaser...

OSMO Games for STEAM Play

Osmo is the start of a new play movement. Launched in 2014 by ex-Googlers and parents, Jerome Scholler and Pramod Sharma, Osmo is an...
kids code

Girls Coding Camp

Have a daughter, granddaughter, or young friend who’s eager to learn computer programming? A coding workshop just for girls ages 8 to 10 will...
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Single Mothers Empowerment Conference

The fourth annual Single Mothers Empowerment Conference will be held June 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the McWane Science Center in...

The Case for Cloth Diapers

Cloth diapering isn't as intimidating as it may seem. I was a cloth diaper mom when there wasn’t an option to use disposables. We...
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Doctors Tell Parents to Keep Their Kids’ Baby Teeth

A study in 2003 showed that baby teeth are a rich source of stem cells, which are like protocells that can be grown into multiple kinds of cells if needed. That means that if later in life, a child needs replacement tissue for whatever reason, the stem cells from their baby teeth can be used to grow the needed tissue
dock safety

Swim Away from the Dock When There’s a Shock

With Memorial Day weekend ushering in the unofficial start of summer, you and your family may be taking part in water recreation activities, such...
we maker space

A Maker Space on Wheels Teaching Kids STE(A)M

We Make Makers, a new project from Mike Jeffcoat, seeks to meet kids’ needs in central Alabama. This non-profit mobile maker space for children...
backyard burgers discount

Back Yard Burgers for only $1.87 on May 19

May is National Burger Month and Back Yard Burgers' is marking the occasion by throwing back the price of its Classic Burger to $1.87 on Friday, May 19th.