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The Preschool Science Experiment That Changed My Life
Laura Booz: Hi there. You’re listening to Expect Something Beautifulwith Laura Booz.
One thing you might not know about me yet is that I earned my Bachelor of Science in Biology. That means I have logged my hours in the laboratory. There were weeks when I was breeding fruit flies and studying their genes.
I created smokey explosions in tested tubes with chemicals, whose names I can’t even pronounce. I dissected crayfish and earthworms and cats. And for a little stint there, I even worked for a pharmaceutical company where I tested medicines on lab rats. Some of those medicines you might even use today, and I really hope they are working for you.
But the science experiment that changed my life did not happen in a laboratory, but it happened when I was a young mom. I was home with my four-year-old and my two-year-old. I was just …
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