Goody Two Shoes I’m Definitely Not

Mamacita says: I am basically a kind person. I would lie down in the road if I thought that would help some people. I work overtime to help students. I still do my children’s laundry, and I feed them whenever … Continue reading

No More Death, I Mean It! (Anybody got a peanut?)

Mamacita says:  Every day, it seems, another icon dies.  It’s getting to the point where I am almost scared of my Twitter feeds – the letters “RIP” are appearing way too often, and they are taking my childhood with them. … Continue reading

The Dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide: Prevent a Tragedy With Science

I use this article in my classrooms every spring.  I hope you will all find it useful as well.  Information is life-saving, and this particular information contains more than one lesson for us all.  I would be most grateful, and … Continue reading

BlogHer 2012: My Perspective

Mamacita says:  I’ve only just returned from New York City, where the best BlogHer conference yet was held.  While I may be home now, my head and heart are still mingling with the 5,000 women (and men) in the Hilton … Continue reading

. . . anarchy is loosed upon the World. . . .

Mamacita says:  The following article was written back in April of 2007, a few days after the shooting at Virginia Tech.  I never thought it would be relevant again. A lot of things I think will never happen again, happen … Continue reading

You Are Santa Claus. Do Your Job.

Mamacita says:   Whether or not you celebrate Christmas has nothing whatsoever to do with being Santa Claus for someone. Call it whatever you wish: just call it something, and go forth and do it. Letting your soul curl up into … Continue reading