Best links of the week

by ParentCo. August 14, 2015

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Not everyone lives a life with the perfect narrative arc we see in movies or read in books. But how we arrange the plot points of our years can shape who we perceive ourselves to be. Why we shouldn't feel the need to attend every game. "These Brutally Honest Confessions From Moms Will Make You Smile" Ten snippets of hilarity from Clickhole. Childhood is life. Not preparation for life. This essay from Vox was a source of inspiration this week. Here are some great tips on road trips with kids from Toca Boca. I'm not ill-I just have kids. This week, the WYNC podcast "Note to Self" tackled the question "Should you post pictures of your kids online?" It's a conversation worth listening to. While documenting the lives of the homeless in Honolulu, photographer Diana Kim discovered her own father living on the street. What started as an art project turned into the most important work of her life.


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