What we’re reading today:
1. Kids need good role models lest they turn into bullies. That’s why rapper 50 Cent is writing a semi-autobiographical book about how a kid becomes a bully on the playground. We think it’s a What-not-to-do thing. Kids, you don’t want to be 50 Cent! He’s been shot nine times! With a gun!
3. Lori Gottlieb says that worrying too much about your kid and trying to shield them from every single discomfort could make them unhappy in their young adulthood. If they scrape their knee, you’re not a bad parent.
4. So we’ve been talking a bit about how fathers today do more hands-on parenting than maybe their fathers or grandfathers did, but another study reports that more married women are feeling like they’re single moms.