What We’re Reading This Week: April 18th

Join us each Wednesday for a collection of stories, blog posts, and whatever else we’ve found interesting to check out.

Apparently we’re very serious this week. Except when it comes to poop. Thanks to Crappy Pictures for that.

HUMOR

Parenting. Illustrated With Crappy Pictures.: That Time I Took Care Of Wendy’s Kids And…

NEWS

CNN: Extremists Poison Schoolgirls’ Water, Afghan Officials Say

Business Insider: Growing Wealth Could Be As Simple As Having A Family Meal

THIS AND THAT

Deadspin: Pain Is A Gift, And Other Notes From A Terrified Father During A Seven-Week-Premature Birth

The Heir To Blair: A Call For Responsible Discourse.

Brene Brown, Ph.D.: Walking The Tightrope: Thoughts About Vulnerability and Hurt

I’m Gonna Kill Him: What Have I Done?

Confessions Of A Dr. Mom: Media Detox

Wendy Will Blog: Pinterest: Clean Up Your Boards Day!

The Mom Pledge: The Wrong Fight

Moms Who Drink And Swear: The Presidential Nom Pitss Mom Vs. Mom

Have you come across a great read? Tell us where to find it in the comment section! (Yes, it can be your own post. But it’d better be good, or we’ll flog you.)