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Weekend Reads: 3D Clitoris, Watership Down, and Olympic Heroes as Superheroes

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by Kevin Wada, who draws Spider Man

Happy Weekend Readers. The Olympics are winding down, the closing ceremonies tonight will shutter the Olympic flame until the 2018 Winter Games in  Pyeongchang, South Korea. So you’ve only a few hours left to rush over to Steph’s Olympics post and mansplain sexism to her.

Do you know what a clitoris really looks like? If you own one or are likely to share sexy space with one you probably aught to. Thanks to 3D printing French schoolchildren will be in the know!

I am loving The Nightlight, Slate’s series about children’s books and the adults that create them.   Nicole Cliffe writes about Watership Down and the power of “not quite appropriate” literature for kids.  I’ll absolutely be revisiting this series in the future.

Nine ways stress effects your parenting, according to science! 

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal explains what “real parenting” means!

Artists from Marvel Comics have taken some of our Olympic Heroes, like Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel and given them  the super hero treatment!

Not everybody wants or needs kids in their lives, here’s a look at how child free people come to that decision. 

Ryan Lochte, Olympic Swimmer and a bit of a douchebag, is NOT A KID. He’s 32. 

In completely non-parenting related news, fearless leader of the Skepchick Network Rebecca Watson will be speaking at Skepticon 9!  Yay!

16 sports that should be in the Olympics.

 

Featured Image Credit: Marie Docher

 

 

 

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Lou Doench is a 48 year old father of three. Twelve years ago he married the coolest woman in the world and gave up the lucrative career of being a photography student to become a stay at home husband and Dad, or SAHD. An atheist geek, or a geeky atheist if you prefer, Lou likes reading, photography, video gaming, disc golf, baseball and Dr. Who. He has been playing Dungeons and Dragons since 1976. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is also an excellent home cook, not that his children would know because they only eat Mac & Cheese. Follow Lou on Twitter @blotzphoto or check out his photography at www.flickr.com/photos/blotz/

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