kia ora geeky friends. Here I am hiding behind the new book The Confident Mother from Sherry Bevan in the UK. There’s a chapter in there which was created after our interview together. I’m awed by the vision and drive of this gal.
I’ve made fresh playdough in three colours today … do I get points for drive, tooski?
Quick flurry of links now, then I’ll continue with my list. First day back to school for my big girl today, so little girl and I are kinda making the most, which does NOT include keeping my nose in a screen. So swiftly now;
A piece from the New Zealand news about the “farming” nature of some child care centres. And I don’t mean they visit farms. I mean they are the farms. This is a call from one mama blogger to abandon the whole ‘goody bag’ thing at kids’ parties.
I got two gems from Pop Sugar sent to me this week: this one is BEAUTIFUL pictures of REAL post partum mamas and babies and this is about the new Disney princess … the first Polynesian … hope she can give the other princesses a lesson in self reliance.
From Slate: a cool (albeit cynical) summary of conversations between parents and children, and finally, from the Huffington Post, a round up of sleep research as relates to children. Night night.