Weekend Reads: Get Your Kids to Sleep, New Yorker Cartoons, etc

Hello hello! If you’re in the US, hope you’re having a lovely Labor Day weekend, and if you’re not you’re just having a lovely weekend. Now, what are you looking for today?

If you’re looking for….new words:

This page helps you find what words first known use was in your birth year. I got “chill pill”.

If you’re looking for….a way to get your kid to sleep:

Maybe try this book? Haven’t read it, but it’s creating quite a stir.

If you’re looking for….some insights in to views on parenting:

This upcoming paper may have some. They used New Yorker cartoons to track how the privileged view parenting and children over the decades. Interesting concept

If you’re looking for….shift work parenting:

An under-recognized phenomena.

If you’re looking for….concussion information:

Interesting updates in concussion detection and treatment for kids.


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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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