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The Parent Show

Empowering Girls, Rock-N-Roll Style

POSTED ON 05/11/11

If there was one thing that I could pass onto my girls, it would be a strong sense of self.  This would give them the strength to be great decision makers that can direct their own course in life, and in turn positively effecting others. Carrie Brownstein,star of the IFC comedy Portlandia, has a similar desire to empower girls through the process of making music.  Not as a fashion plate lead singer, but actually performing good ol’ rock-n-roll! Check out my interview with Carrie Brownstein!

Carrie Brownstein and Angela Santomero




  • Sam

    Hey there does T mean tablespoon?

  • Lily

    I had the same problem!

  • Devin

    This seems cool im doing it for my science project right now

  • Katrina

    doesnt work!

  • ZombieUnicorn100

    Literally the worst bouncy ball ever. No bounce, just splat! Thanks a lot, huge disappointment.

  • morgan

    mine came out perrfet

  • Bacon—Girl

    My friends brother is trying it didn’t work now we make a snow globe easy and simple

  • lulu24

    Well, at first I couldn’t get the the gue to stay together & almost threw it away but decided to put it back into the wet mixture and try it again & instead of rolling it smashed it gently hand to hand till it stayed together (a few minutes) & once it stayed together then it rolled just fine but it’s not bouncing very good at all & its getting a dried wrinkle effect? Is it supposed to do this? Did I do something wrong? I followed all instructions & ingredient measurements until I couldn’t get it to stay together? I really wanted to make them for my grandkids & how long do they last? is there something I can do to improve it & make it work better & make it last? Help please. Thanks!

  • lulu24

    Yes, T means tablespoon.

  • mackie

    Hey lulu24 try making it again and putting them in separate plastic bags. It keeps them from drying out.

  • PrimeSpace

    Why exactly are you adding cornstarch to glueP balls? That would just make it less effective. Stick to white glue, sodium borax, and water, I don’t think you even need warm water. A 10:10 ratio of glue to borax in water fails horribly (grams) but it’s just mix and match from then on.




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