New scholarship (we’ve lost count): nerdy stuff. Covalent bonds.
Our most excellent friend (who just happened to land a very fitting job at the Audubon Society) was so kind as to send Lucie a very sciency gift, as well as the crafty hand-knitted hat pictured above.
Look at that… Someone who uses both sides of her brain. This is very awe inspiring, especially for the predominantly right-brained mamas.
Anyway, the sciency gift is the Infant Troubleshooting Flowchart magnet set. Not to be confused with the Infant Decision Making Flowchart:
Rather, the Infant Troubleshooting Flowchart magnet set is a customizable guide for the parents and caretakers.
And it is awesome. Mostly because it reads like a tech service call (“have you tried taking the diaper off and on again?”), including my favorite resolution magnet– the one you could have guessed from the start (“This is a known issue that will resolve in 4-6 months”).
Though there are several TED talks on how infants are basically mini-geniuses, I do believe the following: