The CDC recently released guidelines about what is safe after COVID vaccination. With a growing proportion of fully vaccinated older Americans, the most burning question the SciMoms and many of our readers have is: when can our kids hug their grandparents after COVID vaccinations? The new guidelines do not specifically mention kids, but most kids … Continue reading Ask SciMoms: When can my kids hug their grandparents after COVID vaccination?
From scared mom to science mom
This post outlines Alison's journey from being a mom who worried about toxins in foods and household products, to a mom who was much more comfortable doing groceries and shopping.
Is Breastfeeding Really Best and Is Formula Harmful?
New moms are told that breast is best. But how important is breastfeeding when looking at real world outcomes?
Building a scientist communicator: Anastasia’s origin story
When I was in kindergarten, I wanted to be a paleontologist. I’d find old chicken bones in the playground dirt and bring them gleefully home to my mother. My love for science only grew stronger as I got my hands on more science books, and as my father started me on a steady diet of … Continue reading Building a scientist communicator: Anastasia’s origin story
What is SciMoms? Who are SciMoms?
On the SciMoms website, we hope to share posts about the questions we’ve had as parents and what we’ve learned.