February 14, 2012

Best Of The Web: February 15-21


Our Weekly Roundup Of Articles We Love

By Whitney Casser


Contributors: Sharon
Beesley, Elizabeth Raymond

Here’s a weekly roundup of parenting articles that piqued
our interest. Enjoy! —

Laura Mayes, a traditional mom by most measures, doesn’t
appreciate being lumped in with the Millions Moms who have registered outrage
at JCPenney’s choice of Ellen as a spokesperson. Go
Laura
! (Babble)

Affluent, born-abroad parents prefer to send their kids to NYC
public schools
, more so than local parents. Why are they less comfortable with the idea of our private
schools? (NY Times)

Just for fun. Don’t you wish you could take a pic of your
kid that looked just
like this
? We do. (Dooce)

Puppet justice is served. Supreme Court Justice Sonia
Sotomayor makes a visit to Sesame Street
to settle the infamous Baby
Bear vs. Goldilocks case
. (TIME)

The YouTube video of a dad shooting his daughter’s laptop
has gone viral with almost 23 million views! But did this father
go too far
? Many disagree with his actions; some applaud him. (Forbes)

Kids with disabilities find it hard
to make friends
. Read about one mother’s heartbreaking experience. (The Huffington Post)

Following fashion week? Check out Mara
Hoffman’s “hypnotic” prints for fall
. (Lady and the Blog)

As we all get used to the idea of a world without Whitney
Houston
, co-stars describe her on the set of her new movie Sparkle as being “mother-like.” (NY Post)

A Chicago
charter school actually fines students (five bucks!) for infractions. Judy
Browne-Dianis, Advancement Project co-director, explains why she is protesting
the school’s policies
. Check out this video and see what you think. (CNN)

Check out this heart-warming story of a mother who had labor
induced so her dying husband could meet his new baby. See him hold
his new daughter
. (CBS News)

Sign up for our free weekly parenting newsletters full of local tips, weekend events, advice, giveaways, and more!
Find more great articles like this in our Daily Scoop section.

Trackback from your site.

Leave a comment