I love compiling these links because I learn so much about parenting. I always think, “what a great idea — I have to try this!” Of course, I don’t get around to trying most things, but they always make me think and want to be a better parent. We all know it’s never easy and never perfect, but we try our best!

Here are some interesting parenting links from around the web this week!


How California got more children vaccinated after the Disneyland measles outbreak via Los Angeles Times

What is a ‘Gentle’ C-Section? (And Why You Need to Know About It) via Fit Pregnancy


Sight Words Are So 2016: New Study Finds the Real Key to Early Literacy via Parent.co

Why some schools are switching to a 4-day week via New York Post

Will Editing Your Baby’s Genes Be Mandatory? An ethical dilemma from the near future via The Atlantic

The 3 Languages Children Should Learn Now for Success Later in Life via Travel & Leisure


Be Nice, You Won’t Finish Last via NY Times OpEd

On The Pressure To Have Sex And Be Sexy After Motherhood via Ravishly

“A Note To My Fellow Working Moms, As I Near The End Of My Life.” via InspireMore

8 Reasons Your Kid Should Travel (Without You) via Huffington Post

Don’t Hate Your Husband: Advice for New Mothers via Wall Street Journal


Why Family Hurt Is So Painful via Psychology Today

Why Kids Need Minimalism via Becoming Minimalist

The Wrong Way to Keep Kids Safe from Predators via New York Times

In Their Words: How Children Are Affected by Gender Issues via National Geographic

4 Ways Bad Marriages Are Worse for Kids Than Divorce via Psychology Today