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Weekend Reads: Picky Eaters, Weird Body Stuff, Unique Sleepovers, etc

Well hello hello!  How’s everyone doing today? Anything in particular you’re looking for today?   If you’re looking for….some picky eaters: Interesting new research suggests picky eating may be linked to psychiatric disorders.  The researchers clarify it’s likely not causal, but it may be a warning sign to look for. …

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Weekend Reads: Baby Finches, Happiness Ratings and Super Powers

Well hello hello!  Welcome to August!  While you’re hear, let’s take a look at what you looking for today?   If you’re looking for….your child’s happiness: This study looks interesting.  They asked parents to guess how happy their adolescent children were, and then asked the adolescents to rank their own …

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Weekend Reads: Viral Parenting, Popsicles and Reading Tests

Well hello hello!  How’s everyone doing today?  I’ve had an intense week of potty training and….I’m wiped. I don’t know if it’s the little one, me, or something else, but I find this whole process ridiculously difficult.  Bah. Anyway, enough about that….what are you looking for this weekend?   If …

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Weekend Reads: Kids Quotes, Odd Emotions, Internet Parenting

Well hello hello!  How’s everyone doing this weekend?  We’ve been having fun in the sun, and at the little one’s habit of calling it “sunscream”.  An amusing mental image, that. Anyway, what are you looking for this weekend?   If you’re looking for….an app to document your kids quotes: This …

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Weekend Reads: ADHD, Lego, Ugh and more ugh

Well hello hello!  I hope those of you in the US enjoyed your 4th of July celebrations, and everyone just enjoyed yourselves generally.  We stayed in with tummy bugs all weekend, so I’m pretty sure your weekend was better than mine.  I’m still trying to get the couch clean.  Moving …

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Weekend Reads: Dinosaur Drawing, Time Studies, etc

Well hello hello!  I hope everyone’s having a fabulous weekend this weekend, and a special shout out to all of those who got a special shout out from the US Supreme Court on Friday.  Vox has a good round up of the coverage here, and Trav over at Queereka has …

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Weekend Reads: Presidential Dads, Gummy Legos, Paid Leave, etc

Well hello hello everyone!  Happy Father’s Day to those who celebrate/are being celebrated.  Okay, so what are you in the mood for today?   If you’re looking for…presidential fathers: An interesting collection of photos of US presidents and their kids.  Was just actually talking about this last night with my …

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Weekend Reads: Bad Kids Books, GOT and Pro Choice Parents

Well hello hello!  How’s everyone doing this weekend?  We good?  Everyone good?  Great!  Now what are you looking for this fine day?       If you’re looking for….a different kids book: A few weeks (months?) ago, I linked to a list of classic kids books, and a few people …

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Weekend Reads: Cuckoo birds, childhood hallucinations, SIDS, etc

Well hello hello!  How is everyone doing this weekend?  I’m pretty good here, as I managed to snag my first day off from work in 12 days or so, and the sun’s shining.  Life is good.     If you’re looking for….an interesting study: Overly critical parenting linked to anxiety …

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Weekend Reads: Dress Codes, Early Sex Ed, Daycare and Cancer, etc

Well howdy!  How’s everyone doing today?  Good? Good.       If you’re looking for….dress code concerns: No sausage rolls?  Really? (from Mary) If you’re looking for….early sex ed: The case for early sex ed (from Em) If you’re looking for….Kavin: Who doesn’t want more Kavin?  Green Juice Won’t Cure Your …

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