Author Archive | Betsy Stern

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Kids Express “Summer on the Farm”

This post is sponsored by Kids Express Learning Center, but the thoughts are our own and we only partner with brands that we would personally use and recommend! Picture this: Children digging their fingers into warm soil and learning to plant organic vegetables, fruit and flower gardens from a Master Gardener. Shady playgrounds. Nature walks […]

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Engineering for Kids of Dane County:: Hands-On Learning for your Budding Scientist!

If you are looking for activities for your budding scientist, we LOVE Engineering for Kids of Dane County. They offer classes throughout the year focused on STEM projects and also host summer camps that offer hands-on learning for ages 4-14. Would your kiddo love to design and build a rocket or a hot air balloon? Have […]

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Lonely and Alone: Tribeless in a New City

I spent last evening in the company of two incredibly smart, kind women. We drank wine, ate fancy sushi, talked about our families and politics and laughed about our lives. These women are supportive. They are kind. They are funny and silly and successful and encouraging. Their friendships have been a lifeline to me, a […]

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To the Baby I’ll Never Have

This past weekend we hosted our very first garage sale, with tables stacked to the brim of old snow boots, outgrown hats and mittens, swaddle blankets, teeny little onesies pronouncing “Daddy’s Girl” or “Beautiful like Mommy”…Silly, of course, but each itsy bitsy piece a precious reminder of how quickly time passes. I cried. It was […]

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