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Interruptibility, or “what exactly are you moms so busy doing?”

This. (Via the always exactly right Blue Milk.) You are busy being interrupted. You are busy responding. It’s not that you’re not doing anything, it’s that you aren’t getting anything done. And it’s hard. It’s really hard. Which is one reason the blog continues so neglected, incidentally. As it happens, WordPress saw fit to throw… Continue reading Interruptibility, or “what exactly are you moms so busy doing?”

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Dumbing down is doing girls a *favour*! Apparently.

So, I just discovered that for some reason I haven't been getting my comment alerts. Whoops. Anyway, this (from one DDogwood) was languishing in the comments on my Lego post. Lego marketed towards girls is important. On average, girls take longer to develop spatial and mathematical skills than boys, just as boys, on average, take… Continue reading Dumbing down is doing girls a *favour*! Apparently.