Shannon is a mother, wife and STEM Educator. Originally from the UK, she has lived in the US for four years now with her husband and 1 year old son. Shannon creates STEM programs and events for local families and has an interest in how we can apply science to our parenting. When she's not balancing life, work and family she enjoys baking, reading, and attempting some DIY in the house she just bought in Fairfield, CT.
A mom playing with her toddler son.

Thirty, Flirty, and Surviving

This month, I turn 30. It got me thinking about the movie 13 Going on 30, which is almost 20 years old! In the movie, she wishes to be “thirty, flirty, and thriving” in...
Packing for travel with a toddler.

My Guide to Traveling with Littles

This week we will be traveling on my toddler’s 20th flight. At the age of two, he’s a pro at traveling, but my husband and I knew even before he was born that it...
A mom cuddling her toddler son.

Changing the Narrative on Mom Guilt

Life has been crazy lately. Between work, travel, and a sick toddler, it’s been one hell of a ride. It’s been hard to get the balance right. To add to it all, I’ve had...
A toddler sleeping.

Are Babies Born With a Circadian Rhythm?

As my son transitioned into a toddler bed this week, we’ve reflected on his past sleeping habits. He’s always been an amazing sleeper (don’t worry, we fully expect if we have a second child,...
A woman cooking.

Three Foods You Definitely Should Not Eat

This week I’ve been extremely frustrated about the misinformation about nutrition online. It’s not uncommon that Instagram accounts that I love and admire share completely incorrect information, often because followers see an account with...
A family dancing.

We Are Still Learning to Dance

As parents, we have this overwhelming instinct to care for our families and usually enjoy doing so. Nothing makes me happier than cooking for the family and seeing everyone enjoy it. The more of...
A baby eating broccoli.

10 Tips for Baby-Led Weaning

Baby-Led Weaning (or BLW) is something we loved and had great success with. It makes life a lot easier because you're not making different meals for your baby; they can eat whatever the family...
Shannon and her family.

It Takes a Village: Meet Shannon

The journey into motherhood is often overwhelming for many of us. Sometimes the scary part is the idea of being responsible for this tiny, precious life, and other times it’s that overwhelming feeling of...