• How Television Teaches Us Science

    Warning: Spoilers included if you haven’t seen the show. Recently we’ve gotten into watching Black Lightning on Netflix, in order to start from the beginning before catching the latest season. After Anissa and Jefferson’s big reveal, The Kidd and I had a whole discussion on the way genes work and why there was NOT a 50/50 chance that each of…

  • Self-Directed Teens (A Day in the Life)

    “What does homeschooling older kids look like?” I hear this a lot, from worried parents of older elementary students, middle schoolers, and high school aged-kids. I get it; by the time your kids get to this point, the local homeschool group has cycled back to a new batch of 5-10yos and the older kids have moved on to the local…