Parent Co. Daily News For Parents 3/11/16

What we’re reading around the web.

How Many Germs Live on Your Cell Phone?

I wanted this quiz to horrify me, but the truth is, unlike my kids, my phone hasn’t ever sneezed directly into my mouth. And it’s not like I’m getting rid of them anytime soon, either. The Oatmeal


How to Tell Your Boss You’re Pregnant

Like the smart way. Because throwing up during a meeting is a decent enough clue, but that really depends on your reputation around the office. New York Magazine


A Blogger is Using The Baby-Sitters Club as Fashion Inspiration, and the Results are Fantastic.

Since about the age of nine, I’ve aspired to dress with the carefree creativity of Claudia, mixed with the sophisticated sass of Stacey. If that statement means anything to you, well, then you’ll be as psyched on this blog¬†as I am. Slate


Walking The Beat In Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, Where A New Day Began Together

 

Go ahead and find one story about Fred Rogers that doesn’t make my heart swell a size and a half. I’ll wait. NPR


Why Am I Right-Handed

Science Question From a Toddler is a new series over at FiveThirtyEight that specializes in answering all the stumpers we field when all we’re trying to do is cook dinner. Can’t wait to submit one from my kid. Unless one of you can answer, “If hammerhead sharks are real, why aren’t unicorns?” FiveThirtyEight