Hope you have a great Father’s Day this weekend!

Here are some parenting links from around the web we thought you’d find interesting!



Should Parents Worry About Dry Drowning? An ER Doc Weighs In via Real Simple

Overweight pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study says via CNN

Want to Get Pregnant? Go See Your Dentist via Fit Pregnancy

Mom Is Warning Parents About These Rare Lyme Disease Symptoms via Good Housekeeping

Lead Detected In Baby Food Samples. Pediatricians Say There’s No Safe Level via NPR

Is Zika Dangerous For Kids? It Probably Depends On The Age via NPR

Facts Alone Won’t Convince People To Vaccinate Their Kids via Five Thirty Eight


How to Raise a Reader via New York Times

A Favorite Subject Returns to Schools: Recess via Wall Street Journal

9 amazing preschool shows developed by early learning experts via Salon


Stop Making Everything Perfect For Your Kid via Medium

I moved my kids out of America. It was the best parenting decision I’ve ever made. via The Week

Confessions of a Part-Time Mom: Divorce and shared custody suits me, and it suits my kids, too. via Slate

What happens when parents loosen up a bit? Look to the Dutch. Free-range kids are a reality in the Netherlands. To one American, that means freedom for parents as well. via Boston Globe

Knowing When to Quit via New York Times

The World Is Our Neighborhood: Digital Nomad Parenting via Huffington Post

10 Things My Mom Told Me as a Kid That Give Me Confidence as an Adult via Parent.co

In the Absence of the Village, Mothers Struggle Most via Revolution from Home

Eating Out with My Toddler Has Been an Unexpected Joy of Motherhood (Seriously!) via The Kitchn

A lazy summer for teenagers: Why aren’t more of them working? via Washington Post