- 37 or so ingredients, Dwight Eschliman – a photography project of all of the ingredients in a twinkie. The photographer says, “It’s the product of a kid that was raised to be suspicious of foods that weren’t assmbled in mom’s kitchen, and bordering on obsessive compulsive. The Twinkie is made up of 37 or so ingredients and this is what they look like.”
- Birth: U.S. home births increase 20% from 2004 to 2008, Booster Shots Health Blog, Los Angeles Times
- Children’s earliest memories shift as they get older, study finds, Los Angeles Times and a follow-up, Why the First Years are So Important, Even Though Our Kids Remember Nothing on babble
- ‘Go The [Expletive] To Sleep': A Salvo For Tired Parents, NPR – news story about a book, based on something we’ve all experienced: “It’s 10 at night, you’ve read Good Night Moon six times, and rocked your dear child for two hours. And, still, when you dare to look down at their angelic face, their eyes are still open.” Yes, I’m here to say even attachment parent can get frustrated at nighttime (does “toddler bed” ring a bell?) and this book is hilarious.
- Helping Kids Beat Depression… by Treating Mom, Wall Street Journal – Treating moms for depression has a significant impact on the mental health of their children, according to a new study. Kelsey Hubbard talks with WSJ’s Melinda Beck about the findings showing children get better along with their mother’s successful treatment of the disease.
- Parents keep child’s gender secret, Parentcentral.ca – Couple raises their two boys to be gender neutral and chose for their newborn to remain genderless until (s)he decides to disclose gender for him/herself. Interesting food for thought, but I’m not sure that I agree even a tiny bit.
- Why is America the ‘no-vacation nation’?, CNN – Short answer? Capitalism and the Corporation.
Etsy Love:1. Blue Lime Green and Hot Pink Plaid Scarf and Necklace Tank Top 2. Handmade Maroon Red Swirls and Flowers Yoga Mat Bag 3. Boys Truck Like Dad Baby Bib 4. color range quilt 5. Red, White & Blue Thank You Flag card 6. JMJARTSTUDIO Original Painting 18 X 36 7. Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab, Watercolor Print 8. Summer Decor-Star Spangled Hanging Star Trio 9. Ruffled Pillowcase Top
See more of my Etsy favorites here.