Best links of the week

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The irony in rushing my kids down to the beach for a relaxing sunset is not lost on me.

Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls latest offering, a web series called “Experimenting with Megan Amram” does for STEM what Stephen Colbert does for politics. And it’s AWESOME.

21 favorite books of your childhood explained as an adult.

Media resources that helps kids learn grit, determination, and resilience. We could all use a little more of those things.

Parenting a picky dresser? This music video feels your pain.

Same research, two different conclusions. The New York Times says teens are leading happy connected lives online, while The Washington Post alerts parents that their teens may be meeting strangers they’ve met on the internet.

What does the two year old brain have in common with the teenage brain?