Weekend Reads: Complimenting Your Kids, Extreme Daycare, Toddler Facebook, etc

Hello hello!  How’s everyone doing today?  On the plus side, I’ve got my Christmas decorating done.  On the minus side, I have a vicious sore throat and stuffed sinuses.  Fun weekend.  Anyway, what are you in the mood for this weekend?



If you’re looking for….some compliments:

Try these 10 compliments you should give to your kids.  I really like the idea of telling your kids that you appreciate they’re part of your family.  With all the stress of daily life, “I like being your parent” is a great reminder for you and for them.

If you’re looking for….extreme daycare:

An interesting article on the rise of 24 hour day cares, and how that even works.

If you’re looking for….some new apps:

Kid based and science backed apps.  Looks interesting.

If you’re looking for….some Facebook:

Not for you.  For your toddler.  The “stocking up on my favorite foods makes me lose interest” thing is my life.

If you’re looking for….family trees:

Interesting thoughts on genealogy from an adopted child.

If you’re looking for….advice on raising a gaming prodigy:

This guy has your curriculum.  Serious gamers only.


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Bethany is a perpetual student who just won't stop taking classes. She's gone from engineering to psych and family systems to applied statistics, and is really fascinated by how people feel about numbers. She blogs about this over at Graph Paper Diaries, and experimenting with contingency tables at Two Ways to Be Wrong.

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