- Highlights of the week…sharing some of the reads of the last few days.
Kendal, an engaging girl who looks about 11 years old, is wearing a koala bear hat in the video she uploaded to YouTube. In it, she looks straight at the camera, explaining that “I just wanted to make a random video seeing if I was, like, ugly or not, because a lot of people call me ugly and I think I am ugly.”
If you have spent any time with young children, you will be likely be completely familiar with the way that they can stay in the moment, focusing solely on whatever has caught their attention with all of their being.
BRAIN. This simple, easy-to-remember tool will help you make solid, informed decisions about your options even in the most complicated situations!
Have a wonderful weekend from Parenting in the Loop.
Links of the Week:
The Internet has opened up an exciting new world filled with benefits for everyone. It has also opened the door to many potential dangers for children.
via Deep Fear of Childbirth Drives Some C-Sections | Healthland | TIME.com.
The mere idea of pushing a fully grown baby into the world the natural way can give even the bravest expectant mother pause. But a small number of women are so terrified of childbirth that it dramatically raises their odds of delivering by emergency or elective cesarean section, according to new research to be published in the international journal Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica AOGS.
via Why Sleep Is the Ultimate Parental Bugaboo: Go the F— to Sleep Offers a Clue | Healthland | TIME.com.
For all the lead-up to having a baby, newborns don’t do much: eat, sleep, poop. Pooping happens without any parental intervention. Eating is a function of breast or bottle. But, ah, sweet slumber — that is the wild card.
It is a “snowy day” here in Chicago but the sun is trying to make an appearance.
Have wonderful weekend!