How about you stop telling me what I want to see, Instagram? (Because the first time you serve up some Papa John's ad before my regularly scheduled overwrought latte art, imma QUIT you.) Time
How I Tried to Teach Myself to Eat Vegetables Like a Grown-Up
The conversation about picky eaters always centers around our kids. But what happens when as adults, we don't grow out of it? Chances are, those habits get passed down. But the good news is, you could teach yourself to like almost anything, at any age. (Except mushrooms. Because, no.) New York Magazine
What Students in Europe Learn That Americans Don't
It would be nice to round out all those football games and processed lunches with a little more real talk about sex and geography. Maybe if those trophy cases were lined with awards for "Contraception Bee Champions" and such... Vice
Why Tech Is the Leading Industry on Parental Leave
When it comes to Tech Industry perks, generous parental leave policies are the new in house juice bars and gadget vending machines. The Atlantic
‘Humans of New York’ Founder Brandon Stanton on Serial Obsessions, How to Build a Sensibility, the Dignity-Conferring Power of Listening, and the Value of Time
The idea of photographing strangers is clearly not revolutionary. But the striking humanity that Brandon Stanton teases out when talking with his subjects is nothing short of brilliant. Brain Pickings
It’s the New Year, and I have been doing a lot of thinking. I want to say, with all of my heart and all of my soul, that I am sorry. I want apologize for anything (and everything) I have said or done that made you feel less-than or sad or small.
This year I am resolving, with a twist. There will be no diet, exercise, less swearing and drinking, "more church" kind of resolutions. This year I'm simply letting go of the things that are just not productive nor conducive to my life. This is the year I give up several of my hard-earned mom-related titles.
Surround yourself and your kids with piles of magazines and update vision boards for the fresh, new year to come. If nothing else came from this evening together, we exercised our creativity and bonded while reenacting some of the over-the-top advertisements we came across.