Lactivism

There's always been plenty of people out there who project their parenting preferences onto others - self-appointed citizens who prey on earnest mothers and fathers simply trying to do their best. There are a lot of different parenting styles and approaches out there. And some people are adamant theirs is best. Right? That's why politicization…
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“Science is about doing” – an interview with Geni McCallum of Science Alive!

Kids getting excited about science is a wonderful thing. Thanks to Geni McCallum – Marketing Manager and Community Educator at Science Alive! for answering our questions ahead of next week's Under 5 Science Fest. She also selected her top science books for kids. There are Science Snippets in the library in ten of our libraries…
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The closet curser

I have become a Closet Curser of the sub category Car Closet Curser. Roadworks, detours, and the colour orange - never a favourite, with its ubiquitous presence via road cones in Christchurch, all set me off. But cursing in books is not much of an issue for me. But it is for some customers, like the gentleman who…
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