Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education, also referred to as STEM, is everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the kitchen table to the furthest star. As we make our way through Spring, it’s important for kids to be active, explore and make new discoveries using STEM learning as it’s backbone. In the video below, Cool Mom Picks founders Kristen Chase and Liz Gumbinner give you the scoop on how to fuel our families’ imaginations and help us gear up for a Spring packed with family fun!
Kristen Chase is the Publisher and CEO of Cool Mom Tech and Cool Mom Picks. She started off as the author of the blog Motherhood Uncensored, which gained popularity for speaking frankly and humorously about the challenges of motherhood. Since, she’s appeared on numerous top blogger and Twitter lists, including the Babble Top 50 (2009 and 2010) and the Parents Magazine top 10 Power Moms online. Currently living in the suburbs of Philadelphia with her four kids, Kristen is also a contributor to online parenting sites like Cafemom’s The Stir, Mom.me, Lifetime Moms, and Alphamom.com.
Liz Gumbinner is the co-publisher and Editor in Chief of Cool Mom Picks and Cool Mom Tech. She started off as a writer, having written a cookbook, articles and short films. In 2006, she shared her own blog Mom 101 to share her personal motherhood experiences. In her spare time, Liz contributes to magazines including Redbook, New York Family, and Time Out NY, as well as other parenting anthologies. She is a frequent guest on various television shows such as NBC’s TODAY Show, Meredith Vieira Show and Inside Edition. She has also been interviewed by Katie Couric, a featured panelist on iVillage’s The Conversation Thread, and a contributor to Raising America on HLNTV.