News Round-Up February 3
What we’re reading today:
How do you show someone you love them? “I draw them a picture.” Five-year-olds talking about love is too good!
And this kid is all right. Zach Wahls is a 19-year-old University of Iowa student who obviously turned out super A-OK being raised by lesbian moms. Listen to him speak about the strength of family:
Anyone have any nightmare stories about getting their kids into a particular school? Full-time working mother Allison Weeks in Staten Island figured she’d be all low-key about registering her toddler for the local YMCA preschool program… and then she found herself trekking out in a snow storm at 4:30 a.m. Via New York Times
Besides preschool, other things that are way more complicated than they need to be: babysitters. This L.A. Times article says people hoard the good babysitters, leaving their friends and neighbours to skim Criagslist or buy a subscription to a babysitter matchmaker. Does difficulty in finding a sitter mean you have fewer date nights?
Butterbeer: it contains neither butter, nor beer. Discuss. Via GeekMom
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