Parent Co. Daily News For Parents 02/25/16

What we’re reading around the web.

Rethinking the Work-Life Equation

Policy change is just the first step. But without a shift in office culture, finding the sweet spot remains elusive. New York Times


9 Kid-Friendly Meals for Children Outside of NYC

Mark Bittman thinks our kids would let tomato sauce touch poached eggs. Or that they’d eat poached eggs period. The dude is great, but has he ever even MET kids? This is more like it. Medium


Being a good parent will physiologically destroy you, new research confirms

Siphon the contents of my wallet, cover my walls in crayon, but for the love of all things holy, CAN’T YOU SPARE MY CELLS, PLEASE? Guess not. Quartz


Put Down the Broom: Tidying Up Can Hamper Creativity

Marie Kondo got you stressed? Take a deep breath, stop feeling pressured into throwing out your stuff, and maybe you’ll get to creating something awesome. Wired


How long it takes to read popular children’s books, charted

If they started now, your 4th grader could read the entire Harry Potter series in about 139 hours. Which, as far as I can tell is only a tad longer than waiting in line for the ride at Universal Studios. Vox

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