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Weekend Reads: Abortion Reversal, Obamacare and Birth Control, and Daylight Atheism gets More Adorable

Happy Weekend Readers! It’s the beginning of another NFL season, which in Cincinnati means yet another year that begins with boundless optimism, followed by tentative hope, ending in shattered dreams and or ligaments. Who… Dey? A Louisiana “clinic” opening next door to Planned Parenthood is offering “abortion reversal”. That’s not how …

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Weekend Reads: Announcing your pregnancy on social media, Superman and White Privilege, and the Importance of Diapers

Happy Labor Day Weekend to all my US Americans. While the rest of the world celebrates May 1st as International Workers Day, to commemorate the  Haymarket affair, we celebrate workers in September in what has become the unofficial end of summer. For the longest time I harbored the notion that …

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Weekend Reads: Awkward Adolescence, Why the British Tell Better Children’s Stories, and Do We Need Toilet Training?

Happy Weekend Readers! If you are reading this on August 28, 2016 then it’s Cincy Summer Streets in my neighborhood of Northside. It’s an awesome event where we close off the main drag to cars for the afternoon and turn the streets into one big park! Check out the Open …

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

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 …

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Weekend Reads: What Teens Need From Their Parents, Female Protagonists, and Lots of Olympics

Happy Weekend Readers, the Rio Olympics are halfway done. Like Steph, I’ve been a little appalled at NBC’s sorry coverage of the games, and we’ll see some of that in this weeks links! The Wall Street Journal (of all places) had a great piece this week on What Teens Need …

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Weekend Reads: Meteor Showers, Swearing in Front of Your Kids, and Grover Explains the 2016 Olympic Refugee Team

Happy Weekend Readers! We had a wonderful week of vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains. I hope everyone out there is having a great summer break because back to school is right around the corner in some parts of the US. The Hellions start next week! Phil Plait, the Bad Astronomer, …

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Weekend Reads: 21 Real Parenting Pro Tips, Calvin & Hobbes is Great Liturature, and Screen Time for Kids is Probably Fine

Happy Weekend Readers! The Republican and Democratic national conventions are finished and in preparation for the beginning of what I’m sure will be a dignified and reasonable (/sarcasm) general election campaign I’m  disappearing into the Smokey Mountains for a week to hide. Seriously, I live in Ohio, I won’t be …

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Weekend Reads: Gay Parents Should Share Gay Culture, The Case Against High School Sports, and More On Gendered Toys

Happy Weekend Readers! I hope everyone is staying hydrated during the heat wave that has settled over most of the US this week. It’s so humid here in the Queen City that my Pokemon eggs are getting poached. Lots of links this week, so let’s get to it! Great “Hey …

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Weekend Reads: Stop Apologizing For Your Kids, Gender Everywhere, and Mike Pence is Awful

Hello Weekend Readers, it’s been a rough week around the world. There was a heinous attack on innocent Bastille Day revelers in Nice, France. Turkey exploded into violence as a military coup attempted and failed to overthrow the government.  I got nothing funny to say about any of that, hugs to …

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Weekend Reads: Birth Control By App, Dealing With Anxiety In Children, and Reading Aloud is Not Just For Kids

Happy Weekend Readers! Hope everybody is having a fun Summer so far. Enjoy it while you can, Target  is already switching their seasonal display to “back to school”. Requiring a visit to the doctor to acquire birth control pills is an unnecessary burden on many women. The Times reports on the …

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