Quick few links to share, then I’m gonna crack on with my yoga practice – 31 day challenge, love you Adriene!
First up, please join me in celebrating the values of scheduling fewer activities for our children. This term we have Big Girl about to start high school and Little Girl gearing up for primary school … I have hit ‘pause’ on ALL activities. Swimming, piano: PAUSE. We’ll pick ‘em back up term two. Let’s all catch our breath with a new system, first.
Here is an article from the NY Times about a loving librarian (dreamy … the moral of the story is TURN UP for what you believe is important) and on the subject of books, check out these wee beauties, from Japan. COVET!
From reading to writing: those of us with children and things to say will appreciate this article, from the Guardian. I have not shared with my Geeky brothers and sisters yet, but OH MY CRIKEY GOODNESS look at this amazing project I’m getting to work on just now. Careful what you wish for!
Here is an article from Scientific American about the changes to our brains after pregnancy (just as well, really) and from the Atlantic, an article about the amazingness of babies. It blows my mind how many people still think that infants are ‘blank slates’ and still haven’t received the memo of their magnificence!!
This is interesting: an examination of the skills that job seekers need to thrive … of course we all know that the best time to influence job seekers is DURING THEIR INFANCY! Thanks, Professor Heckman! For realz, how long has it been since you brushed up on The Heckman Equation?
Time to crack on. My yoga mat, she calls to me. And my kids will awaken at any moment! x x x