Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I always think about getting in shape, but in reality I haven’t exercised regularly since I was pregnant with my son over 8 years ago! What makes this year different is that I’m turning 40 years old. That and I live on a tropical island where we wear swimming suits year round. So this is the year… bikini body by 40! Do you have any resolutions this year?

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H E A L T H

Do Parents Make Kids Fat? via New York Times

Fish May Be Good for the Growing Brain via New York Times

Why Is Giving Birth So Hard? via The Atlantic

Why the United States is ‘the most dangerous of wealthy nations for a child to be born into’ via Los Angeles Times

Over half of American babies are given solids too early via Medical News Today

California flu season could be one of the worst in a decade, state officials say via Los Angeles Times

We’re Not Ready for a Flu Pandemic via New York Times

Ibuprofen linked to male infertility, study says via CNN

Could Weed Be the Next Big Morning Sickness Cure? via Fit Pregnancy

E D U C A T I O N

We can draw school zones to make classrooms less segregated. This is how well your district does. via Vox

When It’s Too Cold For School via Citylab

P A R E N T I N G

Be the Parent Who Puts ‘No Gifts’ on Your Kid’s Birthday Party Invite via Lifehacker

Yes, you should hover! Why kids in school need helicopter parents via Salon

How parents tackle bedtime around the world via CNN

Is Your Child Lying to You? That’s Good via New York Times

Paddington 2 Is Children’s Entertainment at Its Finest via The Atlantic

Why Teens Aren’t Partying Anymore via Wired

Large Shareholders Ask Apple To Help Wean Digital-Addicted Youths via NPR

Will Robots Take Our Children’s Jobs? via New York Times

Here’s how parents can raise successful children, according to a Stanford dean via World Economic Forum