Friday, April 12, 2013
Reading Roundup 2013.04.12
Here are some stories I found interesting this week.
Wow, don't miss this version of The Cure's "Lovesong" from this week's American Idol. Chills.
How can you set limits if you don't use threats to enforce them? Aha Parenting (Apr. 2, 2013)
Boy am I ready for these reminders.
Where ideas come from, Starlighting Mama (Apr. 3, 2013)
Hint: not from screen time.
10 Tips to raise a persistent child, Aha Parenting (Apr. 8, 2013)
Cursive handwriting bill passes the NC house, News & Observer (Apr. 4, 2013)
Hooray! I didn't realize Common Core has no cursive requirement. I guess you can't bubble-in to test it.
Creating fear in children with lockdown drills, Motherlode (Apr. 8, 2013)
Dutch kids get "driver's ed" for bikes at age 12, FreeRangeKids, (Apr. 8, 2013)
I love the common sense, and the absolute lack of faux terror that we propagate here.
"Glass Gem Compilation," Play at Home Mom (Apr. 10, 2013)
A great round-up of activities you can do with light tables and glass gems. Good resource.
Johnny Cash Columbia Catalog—63-disk box set, NPR (Apr. 10, 2013)