what the parenting books don't tell you
In normal life, I’m pretty sharp. But while I’m doing the work that an eight-year-old is expected to be able to do, I feel so, so stupid.
high price of being single
In another single people suck story, the Atlantic says being unmarried will cost you racks on racks on racks.
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SPOILER ALERT: Not quite yet.

Jul 10, 2012 at 12:00pm | 68 comments

Women in the Silicon Valley have developed a toy that will allegedly get girls back into the science and math professions. But will it be enough?
Since about fifth grade, math homework was an Olympic event in our household, complete with hysterical sobbing fits as I stared blankly at nonsensical columns of numbers that seemed to rearrange themselves each time I looked away.
Who is perpetuating this whole girls-can’t-do-math thing? It might be us.

May 3, 2012 at 1:00pm | 124 comments

But I'm pretty sure there are three digits involved.