A Few of My Favorite (Online) Things

With the holidays, lots of extra stuff to do, and extra “help” around the house, I finally gave up on trying to put together an end of year post for the Curiosity Field Notebook. I didn’t give up on curiosity, though! In the calm moments of the evening, as I finished up the dishes in

Why Ask Why? On Toddlers, the Brain, and Learning

  When my daughter turned two and a half, it was almost as if the “Why? switch” turned on in her brain. Actually, maybe that is exactly what happened. For well over a year and a half, she asked, “Why?” to just about anything that I did or said. I would respond with an explanation,