Best links of the week

by ParentCo. July 10, 2015

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july82015-2 copy Heading to the beach this weekend? The ultimate list of sun, surf, and sand gear from The Wirecutter has some suggestions we're totally coveting. This cartoon of Frida Kahlo's Strange Like Me quote is like a hug for anyone who struggles with feeling as though they don't fit in. What if everything you knew about disciplining kids was wrong? A thought-provoking essay on the work of psychologist and author of The Explosive Child, Ross Greene. Is modern parenting snuffing out all the best parts of the quintessential summer camp experience? Bookmark this: The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New Camp Google, a free online camp for kids who love science and adventure starts on July 13th! Piano Practice: a parent's story we know too well. (We just discovered the Rumble Strips Vermont podcast and can't wait to binge listen to the rest.)



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