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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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Autistic Views on Autism: Essential Reads for Neurotypical Parents

When my child was first diagnosed with autism, I found tons of online resources by and for neurotypical parents, therapists and autism awareness advocates. Basically, people like me trying to understand and work with people like my kid. These sources are useful for avoiding a sense of isolation, finding resources, and developing a network of support with …

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Weekend Reads: Transgender Kids Documentary, 10 Reasons for Atheist Parenting and a Preggers T-Rex?

Happy Weekend everyone! If you are reading this on April 10th then its Daisy Ridley’s birthday!!! Pop in or load up your recently legally purchased copy of The Force Awakens and celebrate with Rey! There are six lessons that the world needs to learn from Louis Theroux’s recent BBC Documentary Transgender …

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Weekend Reads: Shut up about Harvard, Asking for IUD’s, and Get the F$#%* Dressed!

Hope everyone has had a nice weekend. The Major League Baseball season kicks off with 3 games today and a traditional slate of Opening Day games tomorrow. In my town Opening Day is a pretty big deal. We have a parade and everything. Even though it’s usually 45 degrees and …

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Weekend Reads: Easter, My First Science Textbooks, and Diapers are a Luxury?

Happy Easter! Easter was actually yesterday, today is the much less hallowed Manic Monday I suppose, where we celebrate Jesus returning to Jerusalem  to find all of his stuff on the sidewalk outside his apartment. Thomas is found going through the holy possessions, “Dude, we thought you were like… dead.” …

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Weekend Reads: No Socks, Some Babies are Easy, and Talking about Trump…Again

Howdy Weekend Readers. In the Northern Hemisphere today marks the Vernal Equinox, the first day of Spring.  It’s also still March though, so it might be a bit nippy out. It’s the Autumnal Equinox for our Southern brothers and sisters, but it’s still March though, so it might still be …

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