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Weekend Reads: Daniel Tiger, Second Graders Imagine Their Dream School, and Some Shameful Camps

Happy Independence Day Weekend all of you US American readers! Try not to blow yourselves up! If you are in the Cincinnati area this weekend, swing by my neighborhood for the Northside Rock and Roll Carnival and 4th of July Parade. It’s a blast! And a shout out to all …

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Weekend Reads: Undocumented and Valedictorian, Maisie Williams is Awesome, and IT’S RAINING TACOS!!!

Happy Weekend Readers! It’s 90 plus degrees here in the Queen City. Lets do this quick then get back in the pool! Two Valedictorians in Texas reveal their undocumented status, a brave thing to do in the Age of Trump. I don’t think it is a coincidence that they are …

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Weekend Reads: The Harm in Gendered Toys, Bad Grading, and Frog and Toad are Friends With Benefits… Kinda

Happy first weekend of June Readers! I hope everyone has had an awesome start of Summer vacation in the Northern Hemisphere. If you are from the other side of the axial tilt, chime in in the comments and tell us what the beginning of Autumn is like down there! Trent …

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Weekend Reads: Summer Activities, a New Way to Look at the Autism Spectrum and Shut Up About the Trophy

Happy Memorial Day Weekend Readers!  It’s the unofficial start of Summer here in the US of A, as well as a day to remember those who have fallen in service to others. So kinda happy/sad. No summer kickoff is complete without a list of 10 Summer activities for a toddle …

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Weekend Reads: Gen-Con’s Drive For Diversity, Hope Solo Attacks the Wage Gap, and Calvin & Hobbes & Bullying

Welcome Readers, it’s the last week of May, the home stretch for many schoolkids in the US before Endless Summer begins and they set about forgetting everything they learned this year! Stay at home parents, we have maybe 3-7 days left to binge TV shows and adult oriented films. Get …

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Weekend Reads: 10 Things, 9 Ways, but only One Trump to Rule Them All

It’s the end of the week. Except Sunday is also the beginning of the week. But it’s definitely part of the weekend. I’M SO CONFUSED! 10 things I naively said to my friends with kids before I had kids. From Scary Mommy. 9 ways Atheist Moms (and Dads I hope) are …

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Weekend Reads: Kid’s Screen Time as a Feminist Issue, Trans Representation in D&D and Gay Dads are Just Dandy

Happy Mother’s Day all you Weekend Readers who celebrate the day.  Remember however that not everyone has a great relationship with this holiday, keep them in mind as well. Kid’s screen time is a feminist issue… Our screen time fixation isn’t about kids at all. It’s about mothers. What’s really …

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Weekend Reads: Don’t Spank Your Kids, Quiet Revolution, and #Give Elsa a Girlfriend

Happy Mayday everybody! It’s International Workers’ Day, basically labor Day for the rest of the world. So go out and unite, I’m told you have nothing to lose? People have been spanking children forever and parents still think it works. 50 years of scientific research says they are wrong.  The …

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Weekend Reads: What Trump Doesn’t Know About Abortion “Exceptions”, It’s Not My Job to Entertain My Kids, and Much More

Happy Weekend Readers! I’m in a good mood because I went to my first Reds game of the year last night, got my own Joey Votto “Vottomatic” Bobblehead, and watched my Redlegs smush the Cubbies 13-5. Joey is my favorite active player, not just because he’s awesome, but because he …

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Weekend Reads: Triple Recess, How to Parent Like a Humanist, and So Much More!

Happy Weekend Parents! It has been a really busy week round these parts, with the internet coughing up some great stories for me to share with you folks, so lets get right to the link action! A Texas school tripled recess time for kindergarten and first graders and saw immediate …

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