Fort Collins, CO
Finds of the Week:
- 10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12, Huffington Post — YES!!
- About That ‘Common Core’ Math Problem Making the Rounds on Facebook…, Patheos Friendly Atheist — Has a photo of a “dumb” math method popped up in your Facebook news feed this week? This post provides some interesting perspective on the “crazy/stupid” way they are teaching kids to do subtraction these days.
- Shorter, Fatter “Average Barbie” Is No Match for the Original, XX factor — a look at why Barbie will never go out of fashion no matter how much we despise her
- Stages of Winter Rage, NPR — this made me giggle. We’ve been having warm weather the past couple days – it is supposed to be 68F on Monday – and I know if it snows again I might melt down.
- Why Spanking Doesn’t Work, Time — this is old but I was reminded of it this week. Don’t give into the frustration; there are so many better ways to parent.
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