I’m a physics professor at a small liberal arts college in the Midwest. On this site, I post tidbits about teaching physics and doing research. I’ve been frustrated enough by advice given to (working) parents of young children that I’ll try to do my part by posting bits and pieces of what has worked for me (or hasn’t) in that arena, as well.
My kids are really enjoying the new ABCs of Particle Physics board book. (Imagine growing up always knowing that there are radioactive particles in your body! And that there are six quarks!) We also had great fun reading it at my department’s weekly tea and cookie time. You can purchase it online from the Stanford University … More The ABCs of Particle Physics