Best links of the week

by ParentCo. November 06, 2015

untitled-0343 2 copy A children's picture book with clay renderings of the Ramones, Siouxsie Sioux, and The Sex Pistols? NEW GO-TO BIRTHDAY GIFT. Just because he's the President, it doesn't mean he can't go full goofball when he's around kids. Parenting advice in 6 words. I'm a 30 something woman whose asking for a coloring book for Christmas. NO SHAME. According to the Atlantic, I'm in good company. People sharing their most awkward moments with The Bloggess and our abs are still recovering. The story behind Charles Shulz's introduction of Peanuts' first black character, Franklin, blew us away. Paper snowflakes? Bor-ing. Star Wars paper snowflakes? Bring it. Music makes your kids smarter, and singing calms babies more than talking. The only disappointing thing about Tig Notaro's pilot episode of One Mississippi is that it's just 26 minutes long. (Watch it for free on Amazon!)


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