Finds of the Past Few Weeks:
- 22 Candid Photos That Show How Beautiful Breastfeeding Really Is, Huffington Post — I know everyone has probably seen this already, but I love it
- The American Dream Does Not Cost $130,000/year, Becoming Minimalist — “The notion that a family of four must own a $275K home, drive an SUV, spend $5K on summer vacation, and eat $315 worth of food every week is foolishness. The presumption that security and fulfillment and happiness can only be found in the ownership of these luxuries is a shameful misrepresentation of our heart’s greatest desires.”
- How a Young Couple Transformed an Empty Suburban Lot Into a Fantastical Food Oasis, Take Part — Inspirational. I think next year we need to grow more of our own food.
- Intelligent People All Have One Thing In Common: They Stay Up Later Than You, Elite Daily — This is what I am going to keep telling myself at 3 a.m.
- Preserving the Harvest: canning recipe round-up, Clean — I haven’t done any canning yet this year, but this round up looks great for when I manage to get down to business.
- Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization of US Children: A Systematic Review, Pediatrics — Important read for all parents! We just started vaccinating Nora (probably I ought to write an updated post on this) and are taking them slowly one at a time. There is evidence that some vaccines are associated with serious adverse effects; whether you choose to vaccinate on schedule or not, this is important information of which to be aware.
- Teaching 4-Year-Olds To Feel Better, NPR — “You’re 4 years old, building a block tower. Another kid runs up and knocks it down. What do you do? A) Tell her that’s against the rules. B) Go tell a teacher. C) Hit her. D) Start to cry. E) What did you say again?”
- Throwback Thursday, NY Times — An Op-Ed that will make you giggle.
- Yoga in India vs. Yoga in America, Seattle Yoga News — An interesting look at the differences in practice in India and here, written by an Indian.
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