Valya Dudycz Lupescu

Writer, fueled by coffee

22 April, 2016
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From Awkward to Awesome

For those of us who grew up in the 80s and early 90s, the brainy Encyclopædia Britannica kid from the tv commercial was an iconic image of what a nerdy kid looked and sounded like. For those of us who … Continue reading

21 April, 2016
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Books and Gratitude

When I was little, books lived mostly at the library and occasionally came home with me by way of treasures ordered from Scholastic flyers we received at school. I loved those days when the teacher distributed the neatly rubberband-bound piles topped … Continue reading

16 March, 2016
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So Say We All: Finding Our Way as Geek Parents

One of the many things that overwhelmed me as a new mother was trying to figure out where I fell on the spectrum of parenting philosophies: Attachment parent? Tiger mom? Ferberization fan? Dr. Sears subscriber? Bringing Up Bébé believer?  Not to mention a chorus … Continue reading