Parenting Triumph of the Week – The kids started attending a class with 3 other expat kids (Swedish, Canadian, French) for 3 hours every Monday and Wednesday morning and they adore it. Then they all go to school together!

Parenting Challenge of the Week – Olive has always struggled with constipation and has been having a really tough time lately. My mom is bringing us these probiotic gummies from America next week and I’m really hoping they will help!

Hope you enjoy these parenting links we found around the web this week. Have a great weekend and Happy Lunar New Year!



How repealing the ACA would hurt mothers who breastfeed via Washington Post

These twin baby girls have different skin colors via CNN

Does Breast Milk Have a Sex Bias? via New York Times

Here Are The Best Birth Photos Of 2016 via Huffington Post

Kangaroo Care Helps Preemies And Full Term Babies, Too via NPR

New Jersey Just Became The First State To Give New Parents Baby Boxes via Huffington Post

This GIF Shows What A Baby Can See Every Month For The First Year Of Its Life via IFL Science



Fed up with targets and tests, teacher Sue Cowley took her children on a global adventure  via The Guardian


The pocket money gap – and 10 other ways girls are taught they’re worth less via The Guardian

No One Is Safe From the Gender Binary—Even Gay Families via Slate

Daycare Workers Reveal the Things Parents Do That They Absolutely Hate via Redbook

Dads, Who Are Parents, Do Not Deserve Praise for Parenting While Moms Marched via Slate

Empowering Our Daughters via Huffington Post

How to Parent a Child with a Sensitive Heart via Huffington Post

The Parenting Trick You Should Steal From The Happiest Country In The World via Mind Body Green

An Open Letter to Parents Struggling With Discipline via Huffington Post